Hummingbird Taxidermy Screens, by Rowland Ward, 19th Century, English

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A pair of 19th century hummingbird taxidermy screens, in bamboo Japanese- style frames probably dating from the last quarter of the 19th century when the aesthetic influence of Japan was very much in vogue. They were created by the renowned London taxidermist Rowland Ward (1835-1912) who made only a few of these rare framed groupings of small birds visible from both sides in the form of firescreens or hanging panels.
Details
Creator
Rowland Ward (Maker)
Of the Period
Victorian
Place of Origin
England
Date of Manufacture
Last Quarter of the 19th Century
Period
Late 19th Century
Materials and Techniques
Natural Fiber
Wood
Feathers
Condition
Good
Dimensions
47 in. H x 15 in. W x 1.5 in. D
119 cm H x 38 cm W x 4 cm D
Dealer Location
New York, NY
Number of Items
2
Reference Number
LU153126722883
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