An Edwardian cased group of taxidermy ducks - a Barrow Goldeneye and a Common Goldeneye, in a naturalistic setting with grasses and painted paper backdrop, in original glazed case.
The specimens in good condition, there is some staining to the inside paper at the front edges and three small holes to the back top left of the case. The bottom of the case bears a painted inventory number bottom right - possible an old museum display.
With a lifelong passion for the subject, Lisa has worked in the word of art and antiques for over 25 years. Sixteen of these were spent as a Director of an Auctioneers in London before moving to South West France with her husband Marc Allum to restore a rambling 17th Century Chateau, which they used as base to host art and antique holidays.
After returning to the UK in 2012, Hand of Glory was born, offering an eclectic mix of antiques, objects and.... in the words of John Tradescant; 'anything strang (sic)'
In addition to running Hand of Glory, Lisa also writes for various magazines.
Clients are welcome to view pieces, by appointment, at our premises in Chippenham, Wiltshire.