A Conservation project: the Rhinocerus Hornbill

This amazing piece is a Rhinocerus Hornbill beak with a magnificent casque. The Bird originates from South East Asia and is an endangered species. This, probably Victorian example has chinese imagery carved into the casque depicting figures, landscapes and houses which no doubt describes a story (I wish I knew more!) The casque, which is …

Continue reading A Conservation project: the Rhinocerus Hornbill