Two ornithological taxidermy dioramas,
late 19th/early 20th century, one an Indian Roller, the other containing various other brightly-coloured exotic birds, both under a glass dome,
largest 34cm wide
50cm high (2)
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Sold for £240
The roller base later sprayed gold. The roller with some wear. The other example in fairly poor condition with losses to feathers. the ground degraded overall poor order
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Auction: Fine Interiors - Two Day Sale - Live Online, Tue, 14th Dec 2021
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