Concealed bistoury

Date
Circa 1870-1910
Description
Concealed bistoury with ebony handle, sliding adjustment mechanism and spring-action trigger. When trigger is depressed, a flat blade emerges from grooved shaft.

Object detail

Medium
Ebony and metal.
Measurements
27.1 x 2.3 x 5.6 cm
Accession Number
MHML00210
Credit line
on loan from the Barrie Thompson Collection
Object Type
Named Collection
Medical History Museum Category

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