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ANTIQUE NUMBER SA972915: Mid 20th Century Frosted Glass Scorpion By Marc Lalique

Mid 20th Century Frosted Glass Scorpion By Marc Lalique

£385    $495    €444
A surprising frosted glass figure of a scorpion with its tail raised, ready to strike its prey. The frosted glass surface with excellent hand finished detail, signed Lalique France
 
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
 
Height: 7 cm
 
Condition: Excellent Condition
 
Circa: 1950
 
Materials: Hand Finished Frosted Glass
 
SKU: 6008
 
DESCRIPTION
 
The Scorpion
 
Scorpions are creatures that belong to the class of arachnids, the subclass Dromopoda, and the order Scorpiones. In the world, there are between 1,700 and 2,000 species of scorpions organized in 13 taxonomic families.
 
Although there is a large number of species, only a minimum amount, approximately 35, are lethal to humans, particularly for people with health conditions, kids or seniors.
 
For some people, there is confusion about the official name assigned to these species. In several regions of Latin America, people refer to them as ‘alacranes,’ coming from the Arabic “al-įgrab” and in other places they are ‘scorpions,’ from the Latin “scorpio, omis,” but both denominations are correct and refer to the same animal.
 
Top Scorpion Facts
 
Top Scorpion Facts
 
There are approximately 2,000 species of scorpions, according to raw estimations.
 
Mothers can attack and eat their young when no other food is available.
 
More Facts about Scorpions…
 
According to scientists, these creatures have existed on Earth for more than 400 million years, but their evolutionary records still have many questions that need an answer. Their ancient history is a mystery, but some think that they come from aquatic animals slowly adapted to terrestrial life.
 
These arachnids, which sometimes are wrongly called insects, are characterized mainly by having two large and powerful pedipalps in the form of pincers and a long and structured tail with a ...
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1950
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