Authentic Models Platonic Solid
Product Code: AU0221
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.
About The Brand
First founded by Haring Piebenga in the 1960s, Authentic Models started as a model ships workshop on the edge of one of Amsterdam's most famous canals. Now an international design icon, Authentic Models create antique inspired furnishings and home accessories which evoke a nostalgic sense of the past. Representing four centuries of aviation, nautical exploration, soldiers on campaign, science and discovery, the inspirational Authentic Models collection will add a touch of history and antique allure to your interior design scheme.
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