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  Lot 84
 

TAXIDERMY: A VICTORIAN DOME DISPLAY OF EXOTIC AFRICAN BIRDS, LATE 19TH CENTURY

TAXIDERMY: A VICTORIAN DOME DISPLAY OF EXOTIC AFRICAN BIRDS, LATE 19TH CENTURY

comprising eleven African birds displayed under a glass dome to include - Purple Glossy Starling (Lamprotornis purpureus) Scarlet-chested Sunbird (Chalcomitra senegalensis) African Golden Oriole (Oriolus auratus) Bearded Barbet (Lybius dubius) Woodpecker (Campethera spp.), the birds arranged on branches, with grasses and moss to the base, on an oak oval base with glass dome over,

60cm high

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.

Sold for £562

Includes Buyer's Premium


 

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