Glass Model Invertebrate: Porpita
One glass model of a jellyfish-like colonial hydrozoan made by Leopold and Rudolf Blaschka between 1863 and 1882. Has a clear disc with radiating blue tentacles and a clear tube hanging down from the centre. Smaller polyps clustered around central tube. Mounted on a central metal rod. No base.
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Dimensions (LxWxH): 70 x 73 x 80mm (2 3/4 x 2 7/8 x 3 1/8")
Dimensions (LxWxH): 10 x 2mm (3/8 x 1/16")
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