19th Century Botanic Model by Robert Brendel - Grain Grate. A great antique botanical model manufactured by the famous Robert Brendel manufactory for botanicals models around 1900. Highly detailed depiction, wood and paper mâché.The model displays the grain grate. Robert Brendel founded the R. Brendel company in Breslau (Poland) in 1866. The factory produced models of anatomy, mineralogy and above all botanic for universities and schools. The models where made of papier mâché, wood, cotton, gelatin and other materials. From the beginning of the company, Robert Brendel surrounded himself with qualified craftsmen and scientists. Therefore it was possible for him to produce very detailed and realistic models.
Throughout the life of the company, collaboration with various renowned scientists, precision and quality of execution have been a permanent concern of the company. Today the models of Brendel are rare and highly collectable. Artfour is an owner-managed trading company that sells Black Forest wood carvings, antler furniture and an impressive variety of unique decorative items. Our antiques are on display in a century-old barn in southern Germany, which we renovated ourselves.Antiques have been our passion since the 1980s. This allows us to be your preferred partner for the Black Forest and ancient art. Height: 15.75 inches lenght: 2.56 inches depth: 5.12 inches.
All of our items are in very good condition. They have been utilised and therefore may show age-related traces of usage. If not mentioned in the item description, they do not have defects like cracks or deep scratches. Our long lasting experience in international trade of antique parts allows us to obtain a great knowledge in packaging ambitious antique parts.
Each part is different and must be handled individually, it means in effect no standard materials can be used. At artfour we have a well-equipped store of various materials for building frames and protections while bubble foil, double boxing, styrofoam chips and robust cardbord boxes are standard features in our packaging process.