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Phrenology Head

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To know ones' mind, is to know oneself! This Porcelain Phrenology Bust is a great addition to any studyroom or office. The bust is an exact replica of the Staffordshire china fine cracked porcelain originals.

Phrenology is a foreign subject to our modern medical practices, but in the Victorian era it was common practice. Each of the 48 faculties of the brain served as a sort of map to a person's innate nature and personality. With such areas as love, intellectuality, energy levels, and morals; doctors believed they could tell everything about a person from mapping out the bumps and oddities of the human skull. Although Phrenologists are no longer in practice this bust will serve as a great conversation piece on your mantle or bookshelf.

  • 14 x 16.5 x 29 cm
  • Hand painted Ceramic
  • Weighs 4.03lb
ITEM NUMBER: 14685