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'Surgery in Progres', 16th century.

Exton, David

'Surgery in Progres', 16th century.
4 0 c m
actual image size: 26cm x 32cm


The carved ivory statuette shows four figures and has an ornate silver base. A seated man looks up in terror at a doctor or surgeon standing over him; a third man holds his head while a fourth holds his bared leg.

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