Wax anatomical figure of a reclining female, c 1771-1800

Wax anatomical figure of a reclining female, c 1771-1780.
This model of a female lying on a velvet cloth is inside a glass display case. The figure is made from bees-wax and hair and the front can be removed to reveal the internal organs, some of which can themselves be removed. The model was probably manufactured in Florence, Italy, in the late 18th century.
 
Currently on display in:
The Science and Art of Medicine
Year made :
1771-1800
Inventory number :
A627043