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Natural History Specimen, Ostrich Egg, Candelabrum Box, Bronze Bird, Continental, Early 20th Century


Ostrich Egg Bird Form Box and Candelabrum
Continental: Early 20th Century
Bronze with real ostrich egg
9 x 9 x 6 inches

A bronze-mounted ostrich egg opens in two halves to act as a container. It is surmounted by a flower form lift handle and surrounded by a bronze figure of a long necked tropical bird and by two candle holders each having a foliate bobeche (collar on the candle socket to catch drippings).

Condition: Very good condition, noting a few minor hairline cracks to egg not affecting structure or integrity.



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Natural History Specimen, Metal