Tue, 26th Oct 2021 11:00

From the Curious to the Extraordinary

 
  Lot 80
 

'BIRD BRAIN'

'BIRD BRAIN', art piece in Victorian dome, genuine human skull with antique ornithological specimens , an antique ex-medial incomplete genuine half human skull, with dissected jaw, showing roots of teeth. Mounted on brass post. With ornithological specimens emanating from the main brain cavity. To include a blown domestic goose egg; antique carrion crow head; peacock feathers; antique South American taxidermy bird head and feathers; mummified magpie foot; pheasant toe; duckling foot. All mounted within a Victorian hand-blown glass dome with ebonised base, finished with purple rope-twist trim.

Dimensions - 54cms tall, 29cms wide, 17.5cms deep

Estimated at £700 - £1,000


 

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