Ivory anatomical figure, a pregnant female, with some removable organs, lying on cloth-covered bier inside wooden box, possibly German, possibly 17th 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 Germany in the 17th century.
- Anatomy & Pathology
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box closed: 53 mm x 220 mm x 92 mm, .4 kg
box open: 46 mm x 220 mm x 175 mm, .4 kg
- anatomical figure
- furnishing and equipment
- tools & equipment
- medical demonstration equipment
- Taeuber and Weil
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