Massimo Listri. Cabinet of Curiosities - TASCHEN Books
Cabinets of curiosities fascinated people of the 16th and 17th centuries. From crocodiles, minerals, and corals to paintings, ivory trophies, measuring instruments, and incredible automata, it was a glimpse into a world full of natural wonders and treasures that aimed to reflect the order of the universe. This magnificent volume takes us through the world’s most beautiful collections, into the Medici treasury or the Green Vault (Grünes Gewölbe) of Dresden, and offers no less than a brief…
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Two similar early Victorian walnut and glass cased taxidermy displays of exotic birds, circa 1840, each case containing approximately forty specimens mounted amongst the entwined sprigs and branches of artificial shrubs, rising from naturalistically arranged ferns and grasses; the arch topped cases glazed to front and back, each flanked by fluted columnar supports with foliate carved and waisted urn finials, on blocks with bulls eye roundels to each side, each on four short cabriole legs…
Do you believe in fairies?
Specimen found by Mrs. Rosalyde Wright, Cottingley. April 1874. This is the latest commission I've made, and the second "fairy in jar" I'm very pleased with the result, and the way the design of the jar and the fairy work well together. hope you like it aswell.
Cabinet of Curiosities: Collecting and Understanding the Wonders of the Natural World
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