Robert & Reinhold Brendel, Germany, 1821-1927 | Two Didactic Botanical Models
Robert & Reinhold Brendel
Two Didactic Botanical Models
papier-mâché, ebonised wood
with identifying label for Tulip (Tulipa Liliaceae); including a further botanical model with a Gunnar Saietz maker's label
height approx. 50cm., 41cm; 1ft. 7 3/4 in., 1ft. 4in.
Generally in good condition. Tulip support re-glued/repaired after break and there is evidence of this repair, paper label stained and discoloured. The smaller example with crudely re-glued petal.
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