Ostrich egg mounted on silverplated stand, held by silverplate strips with inlaid carnelian stones.

Wunderkammer Bespoke Ostrich Egg

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Created cabinet object influenced by 17th century versions which were created as curiosities for nobility.  Imported natural elements were mounted with sometimes elaborate ornamentation by jewelers who were commissioned to create these one-of-a kind works.  

My ostrich egg is mounted on an up cycled vintage silver plated stand. The egg is embellished with hand painted gilded ribbons with hand sewn antique silver decorations and Yemeni carnelian stones mounted in silver, capped with a Victorian lighting boss. 

Measures : 12" H x 4" H 

Note:  This unique item can be re-created on commission if one wants a pair.