Glass Model Invertebrate: Carinaria mediterranea

Leopold Blaschka
Rudolf Blaschka
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One clear glass model of a floating sea snail with two fin-shaped protrusions and one umbrella shaped lobe. Features a pink central interior stem and studded main body. Mounted on a white perspex base with a modern label. Made by Leopold and Rudolf Blaschka between 1863 and 1882.
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Production role
Model maker/Maker
Model maker/Maker
Dimensions (LxWxH): 200 x 90 x 20mm (7 7/8 x 3 9/16 x 13/16")
Dimensions (LxWxH): 140 x 70 x 15mm (5 1/2 x 2 3/4 x 9/16")
Dimensions (LxWxH): 186 x 96 x 23mm (7 5/16 x 3 3/4 x 7/8")
Dimensions (LxWxH): 155 x 78 x 20mm (6 1/8 x 3 1/16 x 13/16")
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F.I. 1994
F.I. 1994.0
Catalogue number
F.I. 1994
F.I. 1994.0
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