Hand clamp

Maker: unknown
Date: 1600-1700
Object number: 199
Materials: iron, wood
Dimensions: 17,6 cm by 23,7 cm by 8,3 cm
Currently on display in the Examination Room.

Iron hand clamp with a wooden semicircular tightening mechanism engraved with a diamond pattern. Light woodturning on the front. The wooden part is fixed to an iron band with a screw. Two iron screw threads with bolts secure the instrument to a flat iron plate.