Glass Model Invertebrate: Arenicola marina

Leopold Blaschka
Rudolf Blaschka
Production date
One green glass model of a lugworm with many transverse annulations and fourteen pairs of branched, yellow tentacles running along the side. Also features six pairs of unbranched tentacles. Made by Leopold and Rudolf Blaschka between 1863 and 1882.
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Production role
Model maker/Maker
Model maker/Maker
Dimensions (LxWxH): 195 x 65 x 15mm (7 11/16 x 2 9/16 x 9/16")
Dimensions L x W: 90 x 51mm
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Other Id
F.I. 431.0
Catalogue number
F.I. 431.0
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