Double Arum maculatum no 203 by Robert Brendel.

Double Arum maculatum no 203 by Robert Brendel.

Stock Number: 00 390313 c S

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Dimensions

79 cm high

Circa

C 1880

Country of manufacture

Germany

Categories: Scientific, Natural history

Description

Double Arum maculatum no 203 by Robert Brendel, C 1880 the label gives the follow text: “Gefleckter Aronsstab, a) blütenstand, umgeben von der Spatha, Verg 4 fach . B) Blütenstand ohbe Spatha, verg 7 fach”  ( spotted Aronsstab, a) inflorescence, surrounded by the spathe, past 4 x. B) inflorescence without Spatha, vadivelu 7 fold.) The retailer was Merkelbach & Co in Amsterdam.

Robert Brendel (1821-1898) started in the middle of the 19th century a factory for botanical flower shaped in Breslau, now Wroclaw in poland.

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Van Leest Antiques, based in Utrecht in the Netherlands, specialises in antique scientific and medical instruments. Their collection covers mainly scientific and medical antique instruments: barometers, globes and planataria, nautical instruments, anatomical models, and pharmacy items. Toon Van Leest travels regularly in Europe and visits trade fairs, auctions, and antique dealers to collect stock and to find pieces to fulfil his clients' unusual requests.

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