Fleams with case

Made:
1544 in Germany
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Bone fleam case
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Bone fleam case
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Bone fleam case
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Bone fleam case
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Bone fleam case
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Bone fleam case
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Bone fleam case, intricately carved with representation of the crucifixion and the Garden of Eden, containing four tablets for holding fleam, inscribed with the name Simon Wellenbeck, probably German, 1544

Details

Category:
Therapeutics
Collection:
Sir Henry Wellcome's Museum Collection
Object Number:
A641043
Materials:
bone and metal
Measurements:
overall: .11kg
case: 88 mm x 42 mm x 30 mm,
tablet: 3 mm x 37 mm x 80 mm, .01kg
type:
fleam
credit:
Loan, Wellcome Trust

Parts

Fleams for bloodletting

Fleams for bloodletting

Two steel fleams with triangular blades

Materials:
steel
Object Number:
A641043 Pt1
type:
fleams
Fleam, for bloodletting

Fleam, for bloodletting

Metal fleam, with rounded blade, designed to fit inside carved bone case.

Measurements:
overall: 3 mm x 53 mm x 15 mm,
Materials:
steel
Object Number:
A641043 Pt2
type:
fleams
Case to hold fleams, carved

Case to hold fleams, carved

Bone fleam case, intricately carved with representation of the crucifixion and the Garden of Eden with four ivory tablets, probably German, 1544


Bone fleam case, intricately carved with representation of the crucifixion and the Garden of Eden, containing four tablets for holding fleam, inscribed with the name Simon Wellenbeck, probably German, 1544. The fleams fit around the carving on each tablet.

Materials:
bone
Object Number:
A641043 Pt3
type:
instrument cases