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L.N. Fowler Ceramic Phrenology Head

Auction:
3093M
Lot:
554
Sold for:
$800$650

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 3093M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
April 20, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

L.N. Fowler Ceramic Phrenology Head, London, England, 19th century, cranium divided by ink lines into areas representing the sentiments, with maker's title on the front and his inscription on the reverse, ht. 11 1/2 in.
Estimate $800-1,200


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Keywords

London, United Kingdom, Criminology, Fowler, Head, Human body, Maker's Mark, Medical Subject Headings, Philosophy of mind, Phrenology, Physiognomy, Pseudoscience, Skull