Agate Instrument

Maker
The Amalgamated Dental Co. Ltd. (estab. 1924)
Date
1890-1900
Description
Ebony handle, metal and polished agate end tapered to instrument point which is missing clean fracture. No evidence of regrinding. Stamped into wood of handle: C. Ash and Sons and Co. England. This is probably an early instrument.

Object detail

Date
1890-1900
Medium
ebony, metal, agate
Measurements
10.5 x 1.0 cm (handle)
Accession Number
HFA2328
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs J Elsworth-Sainsbury
Object Type
instruments
Henry Forman Atkinson Dental Museum Category

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