Specimen Part for Marine Invertebrate Model

Object Name: 
Specimen Part for Marine Invertebrate Model

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Object Name: 
Specimen Part for Marine Invertebrate Model
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
93.3.273-27
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 5.6 cm, Diam (max): 4.6 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1863-1890
Web Description: 
The Blaschkas used preformed parts when they created some of their models. These parts include anemone bodies, sea jelly domes, and the central disks of sea stars. The Blaschkas used many different techniques to achieve great variety in shape, size, color, and ornate detail.
Provenance: 
Botanical Museum of Harvard University, Source
1993
Pones, Gertrude (German), Former Collection
Material: 
Primary Description: 
Part of Glass Model of Marine Animal. Colorless glass, purple paint; flameworked, painted. Roughly cylindrical glass tube with one wide, flat, circular end. Four short purple lines painted on edge of circular end.