Glass Model Invertebrate: Oceania phosphorica

Leopold Blaschka
Rudolf Blaschka
One clear glass model of a jelly fish with a 2 layer bell fringed with short glass tentacles. The inner layer of the bell has four painted radial lines. Features a siphon tipped with branched tentacles. Mounted on a wire rod with a circular wooden base. Made by Leopold and Rudolf Blaschka between 1863 and 1882.
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Model maker/Maker
Model maker/Maker
Dimensions (LxWxH): 89 x 89 x 188mm (3 1/2 x 3 1/2 x 7 3/8")
Dimensions (LxWxH): 63 x 65 x 45mm (2 1/2 x 2 9/16 x 1 3/4")
Dimensions (LxWxH): 20 x 1 x 1mm (13/16 x 1/16 x 1/16")
Dimensions (LxWxH): 20 x 1 x 1mm (13/16 x 1/16 x 1/16")
Dimensions (LxWxH): 20 x 1 x 1mm (13/16 x 1/16 x 1/16")
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F.I. 3083.0
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F.I. 3083.0
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