Bust of Samuel Hahnemann for BOIRON Homeopathic Laboratories. Mid-20th century.
Boiron Laboratories is a French company that manufactures and distributes homeopathic preparations. It has 31 distribution establishments in metropolitan France, and 19 subsidiaries in overseas and abroad. Its activity is controversial because of the lack of evidence of the effectiveness of homeopathic preparations, of which it is the main producer.
Base approx. 16 × 16 cm
Height: approximately 29 cm with base
Christian Friedrich Samuel Hahnemann, born on 10 April 1755 in Meissen, Saxony, and died on 2 July 1843 in Paris, is a physician who, under the inspiration of Paracelsus, founded homeopathy in 1796 and had great importance in its development.
- Bust of Samuel Hahnemann, Sculpture
- Designer/ Artist
- D'après David d'Angers (1788–1856)
- Estimated Period
- Mid 20th century
- Country of Origin
- Excellent condition - barely used with minimal signs of aging & wear