Note that the image of the “Henrici cubic” with three cusps above is a MO-Labs computer rendering and not a photo. 

In the 19th century, Olaus Henrici constructed a model of a quite symmetric cubic surface. This is a modern variant of it, allowing also to look “inside” of it from the bottom (which was filled with support material in the 19th century version). This is a very interesting aspect in the case of this model because one can now “look inside” the “bubble” in the center of the object.

June Barrow-Green gave a nice talk on Henrici and his models at Oberwolfach. A pdf including her brief article on Henrici’s model is online.

To purchase our 3d-printed modern version of this model use the “buy now” link provided below. You will be sent to our online shop at shapeways where you will be able to choose a size and color. Your object will then be 3d-printed just for you and sent to you in really short time where ever you are in the world.