An Important A.L. Vago Phrenologist Medical Bust

An Important A.L. Vago Phrenologist Medical Bust

Code: 10093


H: 21cm (8.3")


A more perfect example of a larger AL Vago bust you will not find. Used in a medical  capacity at some time in its life, it is beautifully enhanced with the contours in relief and annotated in pencil making this piece completely unique. This piece is extremely rare and is a great investment.

Ambrose Lewis Vago was born in London. The son of an immigrant Italian figure maker. Vago was born in the Holborn district and died in Pancras. He wrote the book Orthodox Phrenology in 1866 and a handbook on the art of modelling in clay. Ambrose Lewis worked as a modeller and phrenologist from 1861 until his death. He published many texts on phrenology and appears that he made exhibits.

Appealing  to collectors and interior design fiends alike.