O Radiant Dawn; Unique

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Object Description

The large and fine stuffed and mounted barn owl (Tyto alba) specimen*, spread-eagled amidst take-off from a good early Victorian period fluted sandstone tulip shaped and lotus carved urn, to a separate plinth base, the whole a sculptural concoction surviving from the nineteenth and twenty first centuries.

Object History

Unknown.

Object Literature

“O Radiant Dawn, O Radiant Dawn, O Radiant Dawn
Splendour of Eternal Light
Sun of Justice, Sun of Justice, Sun of Justice
Come, come, come, come, come,
come shine on those who dwell in darkness And the shadow of death”

Excerpt from O Radiant Dawn by James MacMillan

*Provided with A10 certificate Article 10 – 577932/10.

Object Condition

Urn with cracks and some damages as photographed.

Object Details

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The Onion Barn
Shoe Cottage
15 High Street
Blunham
Bedfordshire
MK44 3NL