Early Reticulated Steel Medical Knife w. Bleeder

Early Reticulated Steel Medical Knife w. Bleeder


Early Reticulated Steel Medical Knife w. Bleeder




Early 18th century

Country of manufacture


Categories: Medicine, Surgical instruments


A reticulated steel medical knife with a bleeder blade. Length: 3.5″ or 9cm. Some wear to blades but o/w in very good condtion. Blades snap firmly into the body of the knife. The Dallemagne Collection in Rouen has several similar knives and they are shown in Dallemagne, DECORATIVE ANTIQUE IRONWORK (Dover, 1968:388)–see last image. They date the knifes: “Seventeen and eighteenth centuries” 

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M and R Gordon

Michael and Roberta Gordon have been dealing in medical and dental antiques for more than four decades. They have helped build a number of major private collections and have contributed to the holdings of many museums. They also deal in other scientific and technology related items, including calculating instruments, office machines, patent models and wine-related accessories such as corkscrews. ROBERTA GORDON IS A SKILLED RESTORER WHO CAN HELP YOU WITH ANY INSTRUMENTS AND CASES THAT NEED ATTENTION. Feel free to contact them for details at: [email protected] or 718-541-5974