27 October 2016, 07:00 PST
Louisville, CO, USALive Auction
Lot 113: Lifesize 20th C. European Medical School Anatomy Model(42 views)
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Europe, France or Germany, ca. 1st quarter of the 20th century. Lifesized and a bit macabre, but equally fascinating. Exposed anatomical model in an early prototype of plastic showing the internal musculature, organs, ribs, skull and glass eye. Comes with most of his internal organs, but "some assembly required" as well as much patience! A great piece of medical history. Size: 15" W x 33.5" H (38.1 cm x 85.1 cm)
Provenance: Ex- Historia Antiques, James Caswell, Santa Monica, CA
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Condition Report: Missing some internal organs and repairs to each side to stabilize. Minor losses where repaired.