Glass Model Invertebrate: Pleurobranchia pileus
One glass model of a sea gooseberry made by Leopold and Rudolf Blaschka between 1863 and 1882. Spherical clear glass with eight longitudinal rows of raised bumps. Two metal wire arms with 17 glass tendrils each. Arms attached to central metal support rod. No label.
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Dimensions (LxWxH): 105 x 65 x 130mm (4 1/8 x 2 9/16 x 5 1/8")
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