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    Sale 7464

    Un hôtel particulier du Faubourg Saint-Germain The Collection of The Marquis and Marquise de Ravenel

    21 - 22 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 221

    A PAIR OF FRENCH GILTWOOD AND COMPOSITION OVAL WALL DISPLAYS

    THE MIRROR FRAMES MID-19TH CENTURY, THE BIRDS EARLY 20TH CENTURY AND ASSOCIATED

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    A PAIR OF FRENCH GILTWOOD AND COMPOSITION OVAL WALL DISPLAYS
    THE MIRROR FRAMES MID-19TH CENTURY, THE BIRDS EARLY 20TH CENTURY AND ASSOCIATED
    Each mounted with nine stuffed bird specimens on branches issuing from a parcel-gilt porcelain half vase, with mirrored back plates and domed glass fronts, one cracked, parts associated, the birds including (facing left) a green finch, a kingfisher, a golden oriel, a brambling, a house sparrow, a budgie, and (facing right) a bee-eater, a starling, a blue budgie, a chaffinch, a hawfinch, a parokeet
    22 in. (56 cm.) high (2)


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    Provenance

    The Hôtel de Faucigny-Lucinge, Rue Marbeuf, Paris.