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Taxidermy: Mid 19th Century Victorian Rosewood Cabinet of 32 Exotic Birds

Taxidermy: Mid 19th Century Victorian Rosewood Cabinet of 32 Exotic Birds

In the manner of Henry Ward

England

circa 1860

The various exotic birds from around the world are preserved and mounted in a naturalistic setting with reeds and rocks and enclosed in a glazed and sealed rosewood cabinet.

We have identified in the following birds in the cabinet to the best of our knowledge;

Top section
Bird of Paradise, blue and turquoise finch(?)
Various bee eaters and humming birds
Bird of Paradise

Middle Section (above woodpecker)
Various finches, weaver birds, possible cuckoo etc

Woodpecker (on branch) golden oriole, blue starling (R.H. corner), golden oriole,
Various finches, humming birds



Height 79.00cm (31.1 inches)

Width 51.00cm (20.08 inches)

Depth 27.00cm (10.63 inches)

Stock No: F1091

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Condition

In very goood condition and colour still vibrant.

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