Brass Crab with Sea Fan on Black Square Base

€195,00

Brass crab holding a real spicky black gorgonia (Sea Fan) from the Philippines.
On black brass base. Gorgonians, like corals, are animals living in sessile colonial polyps, organized in a tree shape. Each polyp has 8 tentacles that filter the plankton and consume it. The general structure, a skeleton both soft and hard, called gorgonine do not grow in the direction of the sun (it does not require light to grow) but perpendicular to the current, in order to filter a maximum of water flow.

Base Finsh: BLACK WOOD
Color/Finish: BLACK & BRASS
Material: Wood, Natural Material, Metal
width: 34cm
Height: 43cm
Depth: 6cm
Unique Piece: No