A scarce carved ivory plate in haut-relief of an ecorche, circa 1800

A scarce carved ivory plate in haut-relief of an ecorche, circa 1800

7000 euros

Circa

1800

Countries of manufacture

Germany, Other

Categories: Medicine, Other Medical Antiques

Description

An exceptionnal ivory plate depicting an ecorche of man or all the muscles of the human body. 

This very rare carved anatomical work is especially interesting and quite outstanting in reason of the material used. Usually the similar anatomical models are carved in wood or stone. For exemple, the sculptures of Franz Nissel from the end of 18th century.

Nice patina.

Size of the plate is 19,5×6,5 cm.

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FR Le Zograscope

Established by Alexandre Piffault in 2014 and based in Paris, Le Zograscope specializes in antique and rare books in Science, Medicine and Technology, and rare antique instruments in the same fields. We have especially a strong interest in early and continental microscopy, early and special mathematical/drawing instruments, medical and surgical instrument, and rare technology.

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