A LATE 19TH / EARLY 20TH CENTURY TAXIDERMY GROUP OF TURNSTONES IN A DISPLAY CASE

A LATE 19TH / EARLY 20TH CENTURY TAXIDERMY GROUP OF TURNSTONES IN A DISPLAY CASE

the pair of birds raised on a naturalistic base with shells, in a rectangular glazed display case

51cm high x 54cm wide x 34cm deep

Provenance: Bought at auction from Northampton Museum in 2011. Viktor Wynd’s Museum, London.

The Viktor Wynd Museum of Curiosities, Fine Art & UnNatural History is a contemporary reinterpretation of a Pre-Enlightenment Wunderkabinett or Cabinet of Curiosities. It is the creation of artist and writer Viktor Wynd, who has just opened a Falmouth branch of his museum inside the National Maritime Museum. His most recent book 'The UnNatural History Museum' was published by Prestel in 2020.

Sold for £350

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