Diorama "Cyprinius"

sold

Victorian era 1837-1901, private collection from England.

The curious old diorama with a probably young common carp (Cyprinus carpio). A mesmerizing underwater still life has been built inside this diorama with a painted hay and reed. Painted background with view of underwater lake/sea. Three sides with original glass. Original hanging loop.

Diorama is in good condition. Age-related wear. All glasses intact. Dust and dirt. Size approx. 51cm x 33cm x 11cm