Century Hand Carved Folk-art Bird Diorama with Authentication Stamp. We are proud to offer a very rare one-off folk-art hand carved tropical bird diorama named The drinking pool. The birds were collected of carved by a captain in the British Parachute regiment who was based in India from 1939 to 1945.After his death the document states, his father handmade this bespoke diorama to house the birds and create the scene called The drinking pool in loving memory of this son. The diorama is made from an old Champagne crate the stamp is still present across sections of the cart. The box is filled with the collection of hand carved/painted birds, with additional décor such as an old mirror is used to depict a pool of water, branches and molded hills settings hand been placed to create the scenery. The back of the enclosure is paper lined, and hand painted with a mountain view. The front of the box is covered with an elaborate gesso and wood frame, and the handle at the top is made from an old brass fitting, the glass front is also original. A wonderful item with much history attached to it and overall just a beautiful object for decorative and display purposes, you wont find another one. H 17 x W 23 x D 9. This item is completely solid in structure and form, Aged wear and tear is present in the form of surface scratches, scuffs, losses across the outside gesso frame, crackling across the outer surface and fading and wear to the inside of the diorama. This may cost a bit more, but at least you are covered from accidents that may take place whilst in transit. We always aim to make sure our customers are not disappointed or misinformed about items that are for sale in our store.
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Customer service and satisfaction is as important as the item itself and we believe therefore our customers keep coming back for more beautiful and unique item to decorate their lives with. The photos used to promote this item are property of The House of Antiques LTD. The item "Mid-20th Century Hand Carved Folk-art Bird Diorama with Authentication Stamp" is in sale since Sunday, June 9, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Other Antiques". The seller is "thehouseofantiqueslondon" and is located in Ilford.
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