24 avril 2014

The Wonder of Birds at Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery

  Hans Holbein the Younger (c. 1497-1543, A Lady with a Squirrel and a Starling (Anne Lovell?), c. 1526-8. Oil on oak, 56 x 38.8 cm, loaned by the National Gallery, © The National Gallery, London Norwich, Norfolk - The Wonder of Birds will explore the cultural impact of birds upon mankind.  Eliciting a wide range of emotions from awe to fear, and from pleasure to cruelty, birds have intrigued humanity since the earliest of times.  With loans from local and national collections, this innovative... [Lire la suite]

30 mars 2012

Ara de Buffon, Ara ambiguus

Ara de Buffon, Ara ambiguus.  photo Cornette de Saint Cyr Annexe I / A, n° CIC : FR 1209100002-K, puce 96800000513479. H : 77 cm - Estimation : 3 000 / 3 500 € Cornette de Saint Cyr - Paris. Lundi 2 avril 2012.. Hôtel Salomon de Rothschild - 11, rue Berryer - 75008 Paris. Tel. + 33 1 45 63 18 21
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08 février 2011

Peacock – White

Peacock – White. Pavo cristatus Contrary to popular belief, the white peacock is not an albino mutant, but a natural variation of the more common blue and green peacock. Because of its rarity, catching a glimpse of the white peacock is believed by many in southeastern Asia to bring eternal happiness. Height: 85" (215.90 cm) -  Price $ 4995.00 @ http://theevolutionstore.com This white peacock has been majestically displayed with its tail-feathers cascading down its back. In addition, we gladly accept... [Lire la suite]
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08 février 2011

Peacock, Pavo cristatus

Peacock, Pavo cristatus The Indian Peacock is a type of pheasant native to South Asia. It is famous for the male’s brightly colored tail, which it fans out to attract a mate. In contrast, the female is a dull brown color, which allows her to camouflage herself while guarding her nest. Height: 85" (215.90 cm - Price $ 2995.00 @ http://theevolutionstore.com This peacock is unique because of the manner in which it has been displayed. Instead of the typical, fanned-out tail-feathers, this specimen’s tail is... [Lire la suite]
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07 novembre 2010

Thomas Grünfeld, Dog/Rooster & Ostrich/Rooster/Donkey, from the Misfits Series, 1998 & 2006

Thomas Grünfeld, Dog/Rooster, from the Misfits Series, 1998. photo courtesy Philips de Pury & Co. Taxidermied dog and rooster. 23 x 20 x 38 1/2 in. (58.4 x 50.8 x 97.8 cm).  ESTIMATE $10,000-15,000 PROVENANCE  Galerie Michael Janssen, Berlin EXHIBITED  Volkart, Yvonne, Infobiobodies: Art & Esthetic Strategies in the New World Order, Next Cyberfeminist International, Berlin, 1999 Thomas Grünfeld, Ostrich/Rooster/Donkey, from the Misfits Series, 2006. photo courtesy Philips de Pury &... [Lire la suite]
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15 juin 2010

Taxidermy Parakeets @ naturaltaxidermybirds

Perched Weird Parakeet Blue and black parakeet body with a different bird head Measures 7 1/4"  or 180mm long - actuellement aux enchères sur ebay chez naturaltaxidermybirds  Blue Green and Yellow Parakeet Blue green through the body with a bright yellow head and yellow through the wings.  Blue tail feathers Measures 7 1/2" or 110mm long - 49,99 USD (Environ 40,72 EUR) en achat immédiat sur ebay chez naturaltaxidermybirds Blue and Grey Parakeet ... [Lire la suite]
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08 juin 2010

Aqua Blue White and Black Parakeet, Yellow Indian Ringneck & Yellow and Grey Cockatiel

Aqua Blue White and Black Parakeet, Real Bird Taxidermy Mount  Caged aviary bird Cute and attractive with purple cheeks on the face.  Aqua blue through the wings and on the body. Darker blue tail  Measures 7 1/4' or 180mm long. Price US $57.50 by naturaltaxidermybirds on ebay Yellow Indian Ringneck, Real Bird Taxidermy Mount  Attractive bright yellow bird with red beak. Measures 13 1/2" or 340mm long. Price US $94.99 by naturaltaxidermybirds on ebay Yellow and Grey... [Lire la suite]
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04 juin 2010

Antique Purple Breasted Cotinga. Dated 1900

Antique Purple Breasted Cotinga. Dated 1900 Sold 460,00 GBP (Environ 551,06 EUR) on ebay 03 juin 2010 The Purple-throated Fruitcrow (Querula purpurata) is a species of bird in the Cotingidae family, the cotingas. It is the only species of the genus Querula. It is found in Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Suriname, and Venezuela; also in southern Central America in Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Panama. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. It is a... [Lire la suite]
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28 mai 2010

Taxidermy birds

Taxidermy Scarlet Tanager (Piranga olivacea) Sold for 21,00 GBP (Environ 24,78 EUR) on ebay 27 mai 2010 Taxidermy Yellow-rumped Warbler (Dendroica coronata) Sold for 11,10 GBP (Environ 13,10 EUR) on ebay 27 mai 2010 Taxidermy Red-winged Blackbird (Agelaius phoeniceus) Sold for 10,52 GBP (Environ 12,41 EUR) on ebay 27 mai 2010 NDA: They are from a box (victorian ?), photo above. Taxidermy Pennant Parrot from Hungary. 16.14" (41 cm) long from beak to tip of tail. Sold for 62,00 GBP... [Lire la suite]
25 mai 2010

Quaint Victorian case featuring two seasonal scenes of a Blue Jay and another.

Quaint Victorian case featuring two seasonal scenes of a Blue Jay and another. Prix : 199,99 GBP @ top_hat_natural_history on ebay
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