Origin: English
Period: George II & Late 20thC
Provenance: Unknown
Date: c.1740 & c.1991
The Whole: 31” wide x 11” deep x 36.5” high
The Mirror Base: 12” wide x 6” deep x 26.5” high

The large and fine stuffed and mounted barn owl (Tyto alba) specimen, spread-eagled amidst take-off from a Georgian period rococo gilded gesso architectural fragment with foxed mirror plate, distressed, the whole a sculptural concoction surviving from the eighteenth and twentieth centuries.

Can you feel where the wind is?
Can you feel it through
All of the windows
Inside this room

I want to see the sunrise and your sins
Just me and you
Light it up, on the run
And I'll show you a sunset if you stay with me till dawn.

*Provided with A10 certificate