• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5658

    Christie's Interiors

    5 January 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 79

    A VICTORIAN EBONISED DISPLAY CASE OF A BIRD OF PARADISE AND TWO SMALLER EXOTIC BIRDS

    CIRCA 1880

    Price Realised  

    A VICTORIAN EBONISED DISPLAY CASE OF A BIRD OF PARADISE AND TWO SMALLER EXOTIC BIRDS
    CIRCA 1880
    The glass panels replaced, on original base
    38 in. (97 cm.) high


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