Glass Model Invertebrate: Velella spirans, Stage One and Two
Stage One is a clear glass model of a jellyfish-like animal with painted blue lines. Features a sail and eight tentacles, some of which are retracted as well as a downward pointing siphon. Mounted on a wire rod with a circular wooden base. Stage Two is a clear glass model of a jelly fish with fine blue dots painted on the main body and fine grey lines painted on the sail. Features ten tentacles and a downward pointing siphon. Mounted on a wire rod with a circular wooden base. Made by Leopold and Rudolf Blaschka between 1863 and 1882.
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Dimensions (LxWxH): 40 x 35 x 56mm (1 9/16 x 1 3/8 x 2 3/16")
Dimensions (LxWxH): 80 x 80 x 184mm (3 1/8 x 3 1/8 x 7 1/4")
Dimensions (LxWxH): 54 x 60 x 70mm (2 1/8 x 2 3/8 x 2 3/4")
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