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PETER ROWLAND

Sandwich Tern - Museum Egg (with stand)

£42.00

PETER ROWLAND

Sandwich Tern - Museum Egg (with stand)

£42.00

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Product Details

Hand made replica bird egg on stand.

(Please select stand option)

Species: Sandwich Tern

Size: 6 x 4 cm

Stand Size: 10cm Black or 13cm Oak

Identification Number: 147


Each egg arrives in a box with stand and maker’s card.

For legal conservation reasons, replica bird eggs must not be sold hollow and should have a number for identification to the maker’s list on each egg.  Replicas of extinct birds eggs can be hollow such as the Great Auk.


THE STORY - MODELLED ON NATURE

Original Replica Birds Eggs by Peter Rowland


“I'm still learning. You do, don't you? I'm only 75.”

In the workshop behind his cottage in the Worcestershire countryside, craftsman and ornithologist Peter Rowland creates hundreds of the most spectacular replica bird eggs, each one hand made and painted.



Modelled on rare, common and extinct originals; from the tiniest wood warbler egg marbled and speckled, to the blue green shell of the song thrush and dramatic egg of the Great Auk.

There is something miraculous and fascinating about a cabinet of curiosities full of wonders from the natural world. We have commissioned a series of oak stands (stained or natural) which fit the eggs perfectly and create a museum-style display.