plaster botanical models mushrooms pharmacy

 

1.

22 cm high/ base 15 cm

 

2.

17 cm high

 

3.

15 cm high

 

4.

12 cm high

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5.

14 cm high

 

6.

11 cm high

 

7.

7 cm high

 

8.

9 cm high

 

These six mushrooms , they needs some restoration, repainting.

It's not so difficult , plaster is very easy to repair !

but the damage is not really disturbing

mushrooms are very irregular, colors very different

 

9.

16 cm high/ base 14 cm diameter

 

10.

11 cm high/ diameter base 14 cm

 

11.

12 cm high/ base 10 cm

 

12.

12 cm high/ base 12 cm

 

13.

10 cm high

 

14.

7 cm high

 

 

gorgeous antique collection of  botanical/ anatomical 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 .

 a lot with the original  small paper label

of a French pharmacy

handmade plaster/ gipsum

ca 1940

acceptable  condition

traces of use and age/ paint loss/ chips

different sizes

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info : dirk.balduyck@telenet.be

 

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