Crested Lark. SOLD

Crested Lark.  SOLD
Stock Number: 5893
Circa: 17th century
Height: 7.5 ins.  (19 cms.)
Width: 6 ins.  (15 cms.)
Depth: 2.25 ins.  (6 cms.)
Full Description:

17th-century limewood carving of a crested lark, with a fly perched on its wing, probably originally from a group of dead game.  Still life with dead game was a popular subject in painting in the 17th century and featured in the carved woodwork of Grinling Gibbons in the 17th and early 18th century.


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