Rothschild Bird depicts the activities of two notorious songbirds in a garden in Vienna. However as if to protect their innocence Herend painters have always deliberately obscured their exact breed and lineage. In celebration of the patterns 150th anniversary the artists were inspired to revisit this famous backyard and while not unmasking the original culprits they wanted to create a crisp new interpretation by featuring specific breeds. Furthermore in honor of the numerous American admirers of the pattern the artists focused on North American songbirds. While these birds may not be as legendary as their necklace-snatching European cousins they are certainly famous for their vocal contributions to the avian chorus. Featuring a black-capped chickadee - eastern bluebird - yellow warbler and a robin.