Cordys

A magnificent and impressive large display case of taxidermy birds

Estimate: $12,000 - $16,000


Lot Description

A magnificent and impressive large display case of taxidermy birds, presenting approximately 80 assembled specimens perched upon or below a branching tree. A plaque to the front inscribed: 'Presented by W. J. Potter Esq. 1918'. Walter John Potter (1869-1928) was the son of Walter Potter (1805-1918) the renowned anthropomorphic tableaux taxidermist. The ebonized case measuring 2140 x 580 x 1920mm.