993.697.1: Curette, Adenoid, 1901-1950

Additional Images

993.697.1: Curette, Adenoid.
Image No. 3865 ; Photographer: Helen Kingsley

Object Description

KIRSTEIN's adenoid curette, size 2, with a sharp blade. Manufacturer’s trademark [serpent entwined around a staff with crown (Rod of Asclepius)] and size number '2' stamped into shaft.

Object Classification

Accession Number: 993.697.1
Collection: Otolaryngology
Date: 1901-1950

Object Dimensions

  • Length: 21.2 cm
  • Width: 1.8 cm

Object Parts

Object Materials

  • metal,
  • plating,
  • steel

Acquisition Detail

  • Manufacturer: Jetter & Scheerer
  • Supplier: Kny-Scheerer Corporation
  • History of Use: Used for the removal of adenoid growths of the naso-pharynx.