20 - 21 September 2004
A NATURAL HISTORY SPECIMEN OF TWO SMALL BIRDS
Modelled resting on rockwork with moss, the plinth with ivorine label inscribed 'Barra?, May 18th, 1912', the base with paper label for 'Charles Kirk, Artist in Taxidermy, 15 Sauchiehall St., Glasgow'
14 in. (36 cm.) wide;
together with another two birds with ivorine label inscribed 'Fair Isle October 3 1911' - 14 in. (35.5 cm.) wide overall; and another, of a gosling - 12¼ in. (31 cm.) wide; a stuffed and mounted natural history specimen of a blue budgerigar, inscribed 'Charles Kirk Taxidermy 153 Sauchiehall St. Glasgow', one panel loose, early 20th Century - 8 in. (20.5 cm.) wide (4)
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