The Presidents' Week Auction
Antique Taxidermy of Songbird Pair in Shadowbox
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Late 19th century, depicting a scarlet tanager and Baltimore oriole, within a rectangular ebonized wood and glass diorama with papered interior and dried flora staging.
9 x 11 1/8 x 4 1/2 in.
From the Personal Collection of Mr. William Ivey Long, Seaboard, North Carolina and New York, New York
Some loose feathers; shrinkage crack to posterior wood backing, associated tear with foxing and toning to paper interior; minor wear to wood case.