993.47.1: Toothkey, 18th Cent.

Additional Images

993.47.1: Toothkey. Dental toothkey with wooden handle
Image No. 2798 Dental toothkey with wooden handle; Photographer: Helen Kingsley

Object Description

Dental toothkey with a curve to the end of a straight shaft, hinged claw and a wooden handle. An iron band attaches the two piece screw handle to the shaft. A four toothed curved claw is attached to the end of the shaft by means of a screw-pin and can be rotated through 90 degrees. Unsigned.

Object Classification

Accession Number: 993.47.1
Collection: Dentistry
Date: 18th Cent.

Object Dimensions

  • Length: 13.2 cm
  • Width: 12.5 cm
  • Depth: 2.5 cm

Object Parts

Object Materials

  • iron,
  • wood

Acquisition Detail

  • Owner: Dr. C. A. Graves