Authentic Models Platonic Solid

£65.00

Product Code: AU0221

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Enjoy the classic beauty and pleasing proportions of this timelessly intriguing architectural model which makes the perfect home accessory.

Based on the mysterious powers of mathematics, science and its application to art these were a favorite study of the quintessential Renaissance man, Leonardo Da Vinci.

His delicately shaded illustrations of polyhedrons appears in Luca Pacioli’s 1509 book De divina proportione. These shapes were thought to be related to the elements: the cube to Earth, tetrahedron to fire, octahedron to air, icosahedron to water, and dodecahedron to heavenly ether.