Mathematical Model – Complete Tetrahedron Illustrating Desargues’ Theorem

Coxeter Collection · Mathematics

Accession Number: 2016.mat.41


A schematic model of a complete tetrahedron illustrating Desargues’ theorem. The model is constructed of plain cardboard with markings made by pen. The model consists of two pieces.

Primary Materials: Cardboard


The model is inscribed with ruled lines and figures illustrating the proof.

Dimensions (cm): Length =29, Height = 20, Width = 17.

Function: Pedagogical mathematical model.


Excellent: The cardboard has yellowed slightly with age.

Manufacturer: Unknown