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Butterfly Artwork Morpho Didius & Menelaus under glass

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Lot 0148 Details

Description
  • Title: Butterfly Artwork Morpho Didius & Menelaus under glass dome
  • Maker: Robert Mars
  • Origin: Assembled in the Netherlands
  • Date/Period: 2019
  • Materials:Wood, Glass Dome, prepared butterflies
  • Size:Glass Dome: Height: 40 cm / 15.7 inch. Width: 23 cm / 9.3 inch.
  • Description:Stunning dome filled with 2 Morpho Didius abd 4 Morpho Menelaus butterflies, designed, prepared and assembled by Robert Mars real craftsmanship. The blue color of the butterfly is not caused by pigment but by the microscopic structure of the wings and is therefore a structural color. The color changes somewhat with the observation angle and the intensity increases strongly with striking light. This is called irising. The males are brighter in color than the females who also have a brown border with white spots on the front wing. The underside of the wings is brown with different 'eyes'. The butterfly has a wingspan of between 100 and 120 millimeters. Is shipped with extreme care and sent by registered post. The Glass Dome will be sent using special packing technique whereby the dome is locked into a double box system. non-CITES species, but the buyer is responsible for whether it can be imported into your country.

    Reserve: $320.00

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  • Location: This item ships from The Netherlands

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  • Condition
    Mint Condition
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    Butterfly Artwork Morpho Didius & Menelaus under glass

    Estimate $400 - $500Jun 03, 2020
    Starting Price $220
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