Ivory anatomical figure, a pregnant female, with some removable internal organs, possibly Italian, 17th or 18th century
This is a figure of a pregnant women lying on a cloth-covered bier. The figure is made of ivory and the front can be removed to reveal the internal organs, some of which can themselves be removed. This anatomical figure may have been manufactured in Italy in the 17th or 18th centuries.
- Anatomy & Pathology
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- Taeuber and Weil
- Loan: Wellcome Trust
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