Ivory Assalini forceps
Surgical instruments and apparatus
Used on arteries and small blood vessels during surgery
A rare and high quality Assalini forceps made from steel, blued steel, and with a cross-hatched ivory handle.
Health Sciences Library
State University of New York at Buffalo
Phisick Medical Antiques
Contact the History of Medicine Collection, http://ublib.buffalo.edu/libraries/units/hsl/history/
Steel, blued steel and ivory
Assalini, Paolo and Matthews (Firm), “Ivory Assalini forceps,” Digital Collections - University at Buffalo Libraries, accessed July 21, 2018, https://ubdigit.buffalo.edu/items/show/16881.