Ornate bow-frame amputation saw

Ornate bow-frame amputation saw, decorated with appliqued brass flowers on handle, c. 1581-1700

Details

Category:
Surgery
Object Number:
A85253
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), complete, metal (unknown), steel (metal), wood (unidentified)
Measurements:
overall (blade): 235 mm
type:
amputation saw
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • surgical equipment
  • surgical instrument
  • surgical saw
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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