Ivory anatomical figure of a pregnant female, 17th-18th century

Made:
1601-1800 in Italy and Italy and

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.

Details

Category:
Anatomy & Pathology
Object Number:
A77398
Materials:
couch, cloth, couch, wood, figure, ivory
type:
figures
credit:
Taeuber and Weil
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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