Glass Model Invertebrate: Phallusia pustulosa

Leopold Blaschka
Rudolf Blaschka
Seven glass models comprising a tunicate colony clustered on a base made by Leopold and Rudolf Blaschka between 1863 and 1882. Each tunicate has two layers; a clear, bumpy inner layer painted red on the inside and a clear, bumpy outer layer. Red bumps on siphon openings. Frit on base.
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Dimensions (LxWxH): 80 x 93 x 45mm (3 1/8 x 3 11/16 x 1 3/4")
Dimensions L x W: 128 x 100mm
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