Circa 1880 Antique Bubble Glass Frame Featuring a Black Copper Rat Snake Snake Skeleton, Rhinoceros Beetle, Bird Skull, Butterflies & Bugs in Intricate Nature Scene
Unique collectors piece featuring a huge snake skeleton mounted on black upholstery velvet and embellished with a total of 6 preserved specimens. This incredibly detailed scene is the most intricate work we’ve ever listed and it’s easy to find yourself staring into it for hours on end!
- Black Copper Rat Snake Skeleton (52cm coiled)
- Dichorragia ninus ninus Butterfly
- Xylotrupes gideon (Rhinoceros Beetle)
- Chilasa clytia Butterfly
- Pycnonotus aurigaster Bird Skull
- Euchroea auripigmenta Beetle
- Chrysochroa wallacei Beetle
An abundance of preserved botanicals have been used to create the forest like scene, framed by artificial vines. The entire artwork is handcrafted, from the rehydration and mounting of the specimens to the meticulously placed flowers and moss.
The frame is vintage - circa 1880 - including the original bubble glass. The frame itself is an antique quality item and crafted from timber. At 62cm in height and 50cm wide, this is an amazingly proportioned piece of art and the largest bubble frame we have worked with!
Frame Dimensions: 62cm x 50cm
Designed and Handcrafted by Into The Black
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