Antique stuffed shore bird. Avian antique under glass, with well desgned wooden box. European Ruff is a wading bird similiar to a large sandpiper. Taxidermist preserverved in full breeding regailia with spectacular plumage feathers fluffed for action, albeit 100 years ago.
Rare 19th century Taxidermists specialty, the European Ruff is a rare visitor to the United States, making this lucky / unlucky specimen a real treat. Mounted inside the original framed wooden shadowbox measuring 12 inches; square and 5.5 inches deep with a clear glass face. The perfect pet.
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