Aves Galliformes Phasianidae
This particular specimen died by drowning in a water tank. This is a fully adult male with an exceptionally good quality of plumage. In fact, the only thing that required replacement was his crest which is made of tail covert goose feathers. This practice of breeding white peacocks has an extremely long history, despite the fact that the breeders may not have had an understanding of the process, they were able to get results. White peacocks have long represented purity, as well as divine or royal authority. In order to accentuate these elements, I chose to gild the beak legs and talons with 23.5 k gold. For this piece I have decided to include a bit of information on the process he went through for restoration. (read more below)
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