Ivory female anatomical figure, Italy, 1701-1730

Made:
1701-1730 in Italy and Italy and
maker:
Unknown

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Group shot of from left to right of A642636 Ivory anatomical figure, a pregnant female with some removable parts, lying
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© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Group shot of from left to right of A642636 Ivory anatomical figure, a pregnant female with some removable parts, lying
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Group shot of from left to right of A642636 Ivory anatomical figure, a pregnant female with some removable parts, lying
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

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.

Details

Category:
Anatomy & Pathology
Materials:
box, cloth, box, leather, box, wood, figure, ivory
Measurements:
box closed: 75 mm x 266 mm x 103 mm, .56 kg
box open: 65 mm x 266 mm x 205 mm, .56 kg
Identifier:
A642636
type:
anatomical figure
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • medical demonstration equipment
credit:
Lumanetti
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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