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Title

Curved Bistoury

Description

A bistoury is a long, narrow surgical knife with either a straight or curved blade. Bistoury knives can also have a sharp or blunt probe point.

Creator

S. Maw & Son Ltd

Date

c. 1860s

Identifier

2003/12.18

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 17.5 cm

Materials

Metal; Ebony

Curved Bistoury

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 17.5 cm

Materials

Metal; Ebony

Files

Curved Bistoury
Curved Bistoury

Collection

Citation

S. Maw & Son Ltd, “Curved Bistoury,” Heritage, accessed June 25, 2022, https://heritage.rcpsg.ac.uk/items/show/292.