19th c DISPLAY OF EXOTIC BUTTERFLIES
A large Victorian mahogany travelling case containing a wonderful display of taxidermy butterflies.
The substantial case is hinged and opens into a full double display with hooks at the back for wall hanging. The butterflies are bordered with a decorative line of irridescent beetles all the way round the inner frame of the case.
The butterflies are mostly in excellent condition and have retained their amazing colours.
Measurements are for the case fully opened:
Height: 45.5cm Width: 91cm