Glass dome with exotic birds "Victorian"
Victorian era, 1837-1901, private collection from England.
Massive and absolutely stunning oval glass dome with a still life of three large exotic taxidermy birds (Coracias benghalensis), volcanic stones, hey, branches and ferns. This unique and elegant still life is more than 140 years old. Ferns, branches and stones are dyed in the typical way of the era and glow in vivid shades of bright green, red and yellow. The glass dome is extremely thin mouth-blown glass and completely intact. Wooden oval base are painted black. Size approx. 51,0cm x 29,0cm x 16,0cm.
Good condition. Minor age-related wear.
NB! Very brittle and thin glass. We will not post this item. Pick-up from the shop.