Models of nose and face, auricle, arms and legs

The year of production: after 1990

Dimensions of the models: 27.5 x 27.5 cm; auricle: 16 x 25 x 8 cm

Material: hardened plastic coated cast

Manufacturer: Monada in Bratislava

Donor: Jan Ivan Zajac (1932-2014), Bratislava

Relief models of face, auricle, hands and feet with the display of acupuncture tracks and points were used in massage techniques and acupressure. The models were used as a teaching aid for blind masseur Jan Ivan Zajac from Bratislava to 1999. J. I. Zajac lost his sight due to an accident at the age of 36 years.

The models were part of the solo exhibition dedicated to the life and work of this blind author (in 1999), after completion of which the author donated them to the museum.

Exhibited models portray:

1. Model of the relief micro-system of nose and face.

2. Model of the auricle with 30 points most frequently used by Nogier et al.

3. Model of the hands with the relief depicting of the reflex zones on the palms.

4. Model of the feet with relief depicting of the reflex zones on the feet.