A Rare Silver, Enamel & Lapis Lazuli Ostrich

A Rare Silver, Enamel & Lapis Lazuli Ostrich

Silver, Enamel, & Lapis Lazuli
Vienna, Circa 1890

Height: 69 cm, 27.16 in. 

This is a very rare and large example of a late 19th century silver, enamel and lapis lazuli ostrich. This examples has wonderful outspread jewelled wings, tail feathers and thighs with a rich blue and white enamel over a feathered silver ground.The body is paved in lapis lazuli.

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