Circumcision knife

Made:
Florence

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Circumcision knife, with flat blade decorated with filigree pattern and two-part ornate ivory handle, from Florence, Italy, 1701-1890

Details

Category:
Surgery
Object Number:
A70744
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), complete, ivory and steel (metal)
type:
circumcision knife
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • surgical equipment
  • surgical instrument
  • circumcision equipment