Ivory female anatomical figure on a wooden pedestal, Europe, undated

Made:
undated in Europe
maker:
Unknown

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Ivory anatomical figure, a pregnant female, with some removable internal organs, standing on a wooden pedestal

Standing on a wooden pedestal is a pregnant woman carved from ivory. When the torso is removed, some of the internal organs can be seen. Female anatomical figures models were almost always shown as pregnant.

Details

Category:
Anatomy & Pathology
Materials:
figure, ivory, stand, wood
Identifier:
A129327
type:
anatomical figure
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • medical demonstration equipment

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