A VICTORIAN TAXIDERMY DOME WITH GREATER BIRD-OF-PARADISE (PARADISAEA APODA), HUMMINGBIRDS, TANAGERS AND COTINGA

England, 19th century

On an oval base with four bun feet, the two bottom birds seated amongst foliage, the others perched on a central sprouting branch, scattered with butterflies and iridescent beetles. 

 

H. 65 cm

Provenance:

Private collection, United Kingdom