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Elephant Bird Egg

$8,000.00

17th century reformed in 18th century 

mahogany base 

H14″ x W 9″

 

 

The flightless elephant bird was native to Madagascar. It grew to be 10 feet (3 meters) tall, weighed between 770 (349 kilograms) and 1,100 pounds (499 kilograms) and laid the largest eggs of any vertebrate, including dinosaurs.

ex Paris collection.

ex Aguttes Auction, Paris, France

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