140. A Victorian dome with taxidermy South American birds

A Victorian dome with taxidermy South American birds
England, 19th century
The glass dome on an oval ebonised base with faux rocks and foliage, with a central faux branch on which many colourful birds are perched, with amongst others: a Yellow-rumped Cacique (Cacicus cela), Blue Cotinga (Cotinga nattererii), Turquoise honeycreeper (Dacnis cayana), Shining Honeycreeper (Cyanerpes lucidus), Yellow-billed Cardinal (Paroaria capitata), Barred antshrike (Thamnophilus doliatus), Red Headed Tanager (Ramphocelus calopterus), Scarlet Tanager (Piranga olivacea), Blue-necked Tanager (Tangara cyanicollis), purple honeycreeper (Cyanerpes caeruleus), Bar-breasted piculet (Picumnus aurifrons), Mexican violetear hummingbird (Colibri thalassinus), Green-breasted mango hummingbird (Anthracothorax prevostii), and some of their less colourful female equivalents.
Dome H. 71 cm

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* Condition report available upon request

€ 1.000 - 2.000
€ 1.900