Brassica Flower model, Reinold Brendel 1920

Brassica Flower model, Reinold Brendel 1920

Stock Number: 281115* e

€ 1.350,-

Dimensions

47 cm high

Circa

1920

Country of manufacture

Germany

Categories: Technology, Other Technology Antiques

Description

An unique wooden Brassica Flower model which was produced in the 1920 by Reinold Brendel  ( Son of Robert Brendel ). The label gives the following text: Brassica, Napus L. var oleif XV2 Flos – Öl-Raps-Blüte – Rape Flower – Cavolo Navone Flore – Chou-colca, fleur – Vergrössung 6-fach – Cruciferae – Original “Brendel modelle”- Nr. 77000/18. The retailer was PHYWE and there is a firm mark of Reinold Brendel. In perfect condition and 47 cm high.

You find some history information about flower models, even Brendel models, by the university of Florence on website page https://cool.conservation-us.org/coolaic/sg/bpg/annual/v27/bp27-07.pdf .

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Van Leest Antiques

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.

As well as being an avid antique collector and dealer, Toon Van Leest is also a dentist. He believes that antiques are a stable investment, not reliant on trends or fashion, and have truly lasting value. Above all, he says, antiques are timeless and never lose their beauty.