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  Lot 83
 

TAXIDERMY: A LATE 19TH CENTURY DISPLAY OF EXOTIC BIRDS BENEATH A GLASS DOME

TAXIDERMY: A LATE 19TH CENTURY DISPLAY OF EXOTIC BIRDS BENEATH A GLASS DOME

the eight birds from India and Asia mounted on moss covered branches with grass behind, on a circular ebonised base with glass dome over, including the following specimens: Red-billed Blue Magpie (Urocissa erythroryncha) Kingfisher (Halcyon spp.) Barbet (Psilopogon spp.) Black Francolin (Francolinus francolinus) Leafbird (Chloropsis spp.) Oriole (Oriolus spp.)

68cm high overall

Subject to CITES. International buyers are responsible for any required export permits. No permit is required for UK buyers as this item pre-dates 1947.

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Estimated at £1,000 - £1,500


 

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