Early Petit Tourniquet in Polished Steel
A superb Italian early Petit tourniquet in polished steel circa 1780
This is a robust instrument which has been constructed to the highest standards. The sued pads are secured with silk stitching. The blood stained cotton strap a sign that it has seen active service.
There is a similar lesser examples of this rare example in the Rossi collection in Rome and in the Science Museum
- From the Ishmael collection