Brendel Syringa Vulgaris botanical model

Brendel Syringa Vulgaris botanical model

Stock Number: 440506

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Dimensions

Height: 48 cm.

Circa

1880

Maker

Brendel

Country of manufacture

Germany

Categories: Natural history, Scientific

Description

A Brendel flower model of the lilac or Syringa Vulgaris of wood and plaster. This botanical model no.37 in the Brendel catalogue depicts the blossom 14 times enlarged, the flower crown is to lift from the calyx.

The syringa model arises from a black turned ebony stand with a blue paper label of the Brendel firm giving description in different languages. The model is set in a turned wooden socket.

In fine condition.

Height: 48 cm.

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NL Van Leest Antiques

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.