9200 Hempstead Road, № 140 Houston, TX 77008 , United States Call Seller 713.529.0597


Large Sculpture of Insect in Flight

$ 4,800
  • Description
    Large Sculpture of Insect in Flight: This is a large cut-away model of a beetle (on the original base) used for anatomical instruction in a Prague (circa 1950-1959). Model is completely hand-painted and features articulated arms, removable painted cloth wings, functional hinged sheathes, cut-away back and head and rubber internal organs.
  • More Information
    Origin: Czech Republic
    Period: 1950-1979
    Materials: Plastic, rubber, metal and cloth
    Condition: Good. Wear consistent with age and use. Dings, fading and other slight blemishes. These models rarely survived very long due to their delicate construction.
    Styles / Movements: Modern
    Dealer Reference #: M0005
    Incollect Reference #: 378223
  • Dimensions
    W. 42 in; H. 26 in; D. 22 in;
    W. 106.68 cm; H. 66.04 cm; D. 55.88 cm;
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