antique botanical models mushrooms

                                                                                   

 

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collection of antique models of mushrooms

THESE MODELS WERE MADE TO TEACH PEOPLE WHICH MUSHROOMS WERE POISONOUS AND WHICH WERE EATABLE. CAREFULLY AND VERY REALISTICALLY DESIGNED AFTER NATURE .

ca 1930

plaster/ gipsum on wooden decorated base

the base is recently renewed

some mushrooms  are labeled/ numbered

very good condition

some paint loss/ traces of use and age

wooden base 10 cm x 7 cm/ mushrooms 5 -15 cm

250

info : dirk.balduyck@telenet.be

 

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