Ivory and silver trocar
Used to drain hydroceles
Ivory handle with a silver needle and an ivory cap to cover the needle. The top of this delicately carved piece unscrews to reveal a silver cannula sheath which is inserted over the central needle. The ivory body of the trocar is marked with the number "2".
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