Amputation saw with ivory handle

Made:
1601-1700 in Spain
maker:
Unknown

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Amputation saw with ivory handle, Spanish, 19th century. Front view of whole object against grey background
Science Museum Group Collection
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Amputation saw with ivory handle, Spanish, 19th century. Front view of whole object against grey background
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Amputation saw with ivory handle, Spanish, 19th century. Detail shot of saw against grey background
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Amputation saw with ivory handle, Spanish, 19th century
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Amputation saw with ivory handle, Spanish, 1601-1700

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Details

Category:
Surgery
Object Number:
A85257
Materials:
complete, ivory, steel (metal)
type:
amputation saw
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • surgical equipment
  • surgical instrument
  • surgical saw
credit:
Loan, Wellcome Trust

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