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Large Sculpture of Insect in Flight



Large sculpture of insect in flight, this is a large cut-away model (on the original base) of a beetle 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.


  • Dimensions
    Height: 26.5 in. (67.31 cm)Width: 42 in. (106.68 cm)Depth: 22.5 in. (57.15 cm)
  • Style
    Other (In the Style Of)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1950s
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses. Minor fading.
  • Seller Location
    Houston, TX
  • Reference Number
    Seller: M00051stDibs: LU984719556172

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    Ships From: Houston, TX
  • Return Policy

    This item cannot be returned.

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