Dental Forceps

Dental Forceps

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Claudius Ash (1792-1854) was a gold- and silversmith in London who, around 1820, was asked to make a set of dentures and, in time, specialized in dental equipment. The inscription on these dental forceps reads “C. ASH & SONS / ENGLAND”.
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Object Name
forceps, dental
Other Terms
?; Dentistry
overall: 2 1/2 in x 6 3/4 in; x 6.35 cm x 17.145 cm
ID Number
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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