Bird of prey cup, Germany, around 1600, Cast, raised and chased partially gilded silver (parcel-gilt), carved coconut shell and carved semiprecious stones.
Fish, snakes, insects, and other plants ,which Mark Catesby in the latter part of the work of the brilliant Bahamensium Carolina, Florida and Islands of traditional natural history described and painted byEisenberger, Nicolaus Friedrich, Felsekeri, Pauli on Flickr.
By Catesby, Mark, Eisenberger, Nicolaus Friedrich, Felsekeri, Pauli Jonathae. Knorr Georg Wolfgang, Lichtensteger, Georg Publication info[Germany] :Georgii Wolfgangi Knorrii,1777
From Boëtius Adamsz, The Animals, 1611
Lyon, Bibliothèque municipale, 5140, f.013v (Capricorn). Book of Hours (15th-16th century)