Decorative lancet case, circa 1800

Decorative lancet case, circa 1800

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Caption: Silver lancet case with a floral decoration. Lancets are double-edged surgical blades with a pointed end. These instruments were used historically in medicine to open patient's veins for 'bloodletting'. This decorative case is English and dates from around the year 1800.

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