1 of 9 images

Large Early Anatomical Model of a Flying Beetle


This is a large and impressive cut-away model on the original base. Measures: Open it stands 28 inches tall with an impressive 43 inch wingspan. All the parts were hand-painted. These classroom models were very fragile and most did not survive.


  • Dimensions

    H 28 in. x W 43 in. x D 24 in.

    H 71.12 cm x W 109.22 cm x D 60.96 cm

  • Seller location
    Peekskill, NY
  • Reference number

Shipping, Returns & Payment

  • Online Payment Methods
    1stdibs accepts the following payment methods
  • Item Invoice
    Generate an invoice that you can customize and print.

About the Seller

Top Seller
1stdibs seller since 2009
Typical response time: 2 hrs
Located in Peekskill, NY
You may also contact the seller by phoneCall seller through 1stdibs
More From This Seller
Early Anatomical Model Of The Ear
American Models and Miniatures
This is one of the earlest examples of hard rubber casting. I'm guessing 1915 to 1920. It's hand painted and very heavy for its size. There is a domed brass plaque that reads... New...
Large Early Paper Mache Didactic Model of Fish
French Scientific Instruments
This model could be turn of the century and is over two foot long. It is in incredible condition and may have has some professional touch ups some time ago. The model is very realist...
Early Life Sized Anatomical Display - Jean Anto...
Unknown Models and Miniatures
This striking plaster anatomical models is a half and half in the style of Jean Antoine Houdon. It shows the skeleton on one side and muscular layer on the other. The bust is full si...
Anatomical Model of Cow, Germany
German Models and Miniatures
This rare German papier mâché teaching model measures over 36 inches long and 21.5 inches tall. The base is wood and splits in two along with the cow. One side shows a beautiful real...
You May Also Like
Large Old Polychrome Painted Metal Model of a L...
European Toys and Dolls
A large model of a lorry made in the second quarter of the 20th century. The cab is red, the body and flatbed maroon, above four spoked wheels. After an American Brockway truck. ...
Anatomical Eye Model of Auzoux, circa 1880
Dr. Louis Auzoux
French Scientific Instruments
Skinned eye, paper machè and painted resin model. Attributed to Doctor Louis Auzoux (1797-1880). Few accidents and losses, patina.
Anatomical Model of an Entire Arm Made by Parav...
Italian Figurative Sculptures
Brass, Plaster, Wood
Over a gray painted wooden base, the sculpture of a man’s anatomical model of an arm and handmade out of hand-painted plaster and papier mâché; the external side depicts the skin and...
Anatomical Human Eye Model by Dr. Auzoux, circa...
German Natural Specimens
Laid Paper, Paper
A delicately hand-painted and highly detailed anatomical eye model by Dr. Auzoux showing the eye sitting on its inferior bony orbit, manufactured, circa 1870. Made of papier mâché an...
Collection of Five Large Antique Industrial Met...
American Architectural Models
Collection of five large antique Industrial metal molds.
Plaster Model of Statue of Lawyer and Politicia...
Belgian Models and Miniatures
Jules Destrée (Marcinelle, 21 August 1863 – Brussels, 3 January 1936) was a Walloon lawyer, cultural critic and socialist politician. The trials subsequent to the strikes of 1886 det...
Model of a Royal Air Force Vulcan V-Bomber
English Models and Miniatures
A mid-1950s scale model of an Avro (A.V. Roe & Co) Vulcan Cold War era V-Bomber, painted in anti-flash white with RAF roundels and serial number XM 603. Mounted on a aluminium bas...
Model of the Schooner Yacht "America"
Fine, scale model of the schooner yacht “America”, the first winner of the America’s Cup. Copper sheathed below the waterline. Mahogany deck, linen sails. Mounted into a brass displa...

Why Shop on 1stdibs?

Learn More

Only Vetted, Professional Sellers

Buyer Protection Guaranteed

Fully Insured Global Deliveries