Set amputation knives by Charriere, 1855
A boxed set of 10 surgical knives for field operation by Charriere. A label dated 1855 and signed by Charriere is present on the inside of the lid. Even this label lists the knives that were present in the case when it was produced. 2 knives are absent. The set comes from a museum in Milano: “Cassetta di coltelli chirurgici per operazioni sul campo – 1855 – Museo della Pusterla S. Ambrogio” (Box of surgical knives for field operations – 1855 – Pusterla S. Ambrogio Museum).
Measuremens Oak box 41 x 14 x 4,5 cm.