Ivory anatomical figure, a pregnant female with some removable parts, lying on cloth-covered bier, in wooden box, probably Italian, possibly early 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. The figure is inside a wooden box. This anatomical figure may have been manufactured in Italy in the early 18th century.
- Anatomy & Pathology
box closed: 75 mm x 266 mm x 103 mm, .56 kg
box open: 65 mm x 266 mm x 205 mm, .56 kg
- anatomical figure
- furnishing and equipment
- tools & equipment
- medical demonstration equipment
- Loan: Wellcome Trust
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