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A suite of antique Bohemian ‘Queens Lace’ cut crystal ware, 75 pieces


Comte de Buffon - Calao des Philippines (Philippine hornbill or Kalaw)


AUCTION | 1 JUNE 2019, 2PM

PREVIEW | 26-31 MAY 2019, 10AM-6PM

Lot 7

Francois Martinet (1731 - 1800)

Merle solitaire des Philippines or Philippine Thrush

c. 1770 - 1786, Paris

Copper engraving with original hand-coloring

26 x 21 cm (10 x 8 in)

Quick Overview

From the Comte de Buffon’s superb work Histoire Naturelle des Oiseaux. This work was the most famous & comprehensive ornithological work of the 18th century, for which Martinet, the foremost bird artist of his day, provided all the bird illustrations.

Availability: In stock

PHP 6,000 - 8,000
Item condition is available upon request

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