Three Ivory and Silver Hydrocoele Trocars
Two different 19th C ivory and silver trocars. The top of this delicately carved piece unscrews to reveal a silver cannula sheath which is inserted over the central needle.
The ivory is in good condition (A similar instrument can be seen on page 178 of Elisabeth Bennions Antique Medical Instruments). These instrusments were used to drain hydroceles. Length 9 till 12 cm.’The middle one is sold