Sculpture, Ostrich built around coconut, with secret space - 44.5 cm (1) - Metal with remains of silvering, coconut - First half 20th century

Description
Sculpture, Ostrich built around coconut, with secret space - 44.5 cm (1) - Metal with remains of silvering, coconut - First half 20th century
Belgium

Rare white metal sculpture of an ostrich built around a coconut, manufactured in the 1st half of the 20th century. The sculpture was silver-plated of which the remains are still clearly visible. The plumes, tail, legs, neck and head are very nicely executed and the sculpture has a very nice patina.

The ostrich's body can be disassembled in an easy way. The legs are fixed to on the coconut. See the photos. The coconut was used as a secret space, there were some old pictures in the coconut when purchased. These pictures belong with the sculpture and will be sent as well.

Lot details
No. of items
1
Object
Ostrich built around coconut, with secret space - 44.5 cm, Sculpture
Material
Metal with remains of silvering, coconut
Model/ Name
Struisvogel opgebouwd rond cocosnoot, met geheime ruimte
Estimated Period
First half 20th century
Country of Origin
Belgium
Condition
Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
Dimensions
44.5×15×32 cm
Weight
3200 g
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