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
Private collection, United Kingdom