993.46.1: Toothkey, 19th Cent.

Additional Images

993.46.1: Toothkey. Toothkey with ebony handle
Image No. 2801 Toothkey with ebony handle; Photographer: Helen Kingsley

Object Description

Dental toothkey with a double bend in the shaft and an ebony handle. A non-rotating claw with a straight edge is attached to the end of the shaft and to the top of the bolster. A length of bandage is wrapped and secured around the shaft. Unsigned.

Object Classification

Accession Number: 993.46.1
Collection: Dentistry
Date: 19th Cent.

Object Dimensions

  • Length: 15 cm
  • Width: 8.9 cm

Object Parts

Object Materials

  • iron,
  • textile,
  • wood

Acquisition Detail

  • Owner: Dr. C. A. Graves