Renaissance birds just a little jeweled up wrapped around coconuts and seashells. German.

Falcon cup (with open wings). ca. 1600.
Falcon cup (with open wings). ca. 1600. Made in Ulm, Germany. Silk, coconut, cameo and semi-precious stones. © The Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Collection on loan to the Victoria and Albert Museum, London. Image © Victoria and Albert Museum, London, 2019. Fair use license. via https://www.vam.ac.uk/blog/museum-life/personal-favourites-installing-beautiful-creatures
Nautilus cup with gilded silver mounts in the form of a crane standing on one leg clutching a white silver orb in the other.
Nautilus cup with gilded silver mounts in the form of a crane standing on one leg clutching a white silver orb in the other. The mouth rim of the shell having engraved hunting scenes and the base having six dragons. ca. 1550-1600. South German. Silver and nautilus shell. Maker not known. Collection of the Rijskmuseum, Amsterdam. Image © 2019 http://www.rssing.com. Fair use license. via http://heteromys3.rssing.com/chan-3271429/all_p331.html
Owl beaker. 1556.
Owl beaker. 1556. Coconut shell and silver with gilding. Artist not known. Collection of the Rhode Island School of Design Museum. Cc0 Licence 1.0. via https://risdmuseum.org/art-design/collection/owl-beaker-52533?return=%2Fart-design%2Fcollection%3Fsearch_api_fulltext%3DOwl%2BBeaker
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