Specimen Parts for Marine Invertebrate Model

Object Name: 
Specimen Parts for Marine Invertebrate Model

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Object Name: 
Specimen Parts for Marine Invertebrate Model
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Complete Form H: 2.2 cm, W: 2.8 cm, D: 0.8 cm
Not on Display
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.
Botanical Museum of Harvard University, Source
Pones, Gertrude (German), Former Collection
Primary Description: 
Parts of Glass Models of Marine Animals. White and yellow glasses, metal wire; flameworked. Three pieces (two fragments and one complete example) of three-lobed wavy form made of yellow and white glasses. Small bits of glass applied to top edges of forms. Two wires applied to base of complete form; one wire applied to one fragment.