Natural History & Taxidermy

Tennants
Leyburn
DL8 5SG North Yorkshire
United Kingdom
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Date of the auction: 14.06.2019

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Taxidermy: Gemsbok Oryx (Gazella gazella), modern, large high quality shoulder mount, looking slightly to the right, right horn 89.5cm, left horn 91cm, from the wall 73cm, height 134cm

Lot #: 2022

Estimate: £350 - £550

Date: 14 Jun 2019

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Taxidermy: A Fine Quality Large Nguni Bull Shoulder Mount (Bos taurus), modern, very fine quality with pied black and white colouration, 84cm from the wall, 116cm high

Lot #: 2029

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 14 Jun 2019

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Taxidermy: An Early 20th Century Cased Osprey (Pandion haliaetus), circa 1930-1940, by Rowland Ward, The Jungle, 166 Piccadilly, London, full mount perched upon a tree stump issuing from faux rock work, with wings outstretched shrouding a faux fish prey, above a simulated pool of water, amidst tall

Lot #: 2044

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 14 Jun 2019

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Taxidermy: A Fine Example of a Southern Giraffe Shoulder Mount (Giraffa giraffa), modern, a large shoulder mount looking very slightly to the right, also known as the two-horned giraffe, mounted upon a grit covered faux groundwork base, the verso of the neck painted with a picture of a Giraffe

Lot #: 2048

Estimate: £3,000 - £4,000

Date: 14 Jun 2019

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Taxidermy: Southern Ground Squirrel (Xerus inauris), modern, a full mount stood upon its hind legs in alert pose, mounted upon a faux groundwork base, 29cm high overall

Lot #: 2054

Estimate: £90 - £130

Date: 14 Jun 2019

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Taxidermy: A Rare Southern Natal Red Duiker (Cephalophus natalensis), modern, Rowland Ward Record Class, a full mount male stood amidst brush with rear left leg raised, mounted upon a grit covered faux rock base, nose to tail 76cm, height 57cm

Lot #: 2055

Estimate: £800 - £1,000

Date: 14 Jun 2019

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Skulls/Anatomy: Southern Giraffe Skull (Giraffa giraffa), modern, a large full upper skull, length 70cm, height 39cm

Lot #: 2056

Estimate: £300 - £400

Date: 14 Jun 2019

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Taxidermy: African Lioness Skin Rug (Panthera leo), circa 2016, captive bred, a lioness skin rug with head mount, mouth agape, with limbs outstretched, backed onto black material, nose to tail 285cm, across the fore limbs 190cm CITES Annex B, Appendix II, Permit no- (163854) dated 03-05-2016

Lot #: 2069

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,500

Date: 14 Jun 2019

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Taxidermy: A Rare Victorian Cased Streaked Weaver Bird Diorama Including Nest (Ploceus manyar), a pair of full mounts, the male with wings outstretched, in flying pose above the female emerging from the nest entrance below, the nest naturally attached to a thorned branch, amidst a natural setting of

Lot #: 2078

Estimate: £600 - £800

Date: 14 Jun 2019

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Taxidermy: South African Lioness Full Mount (Panthera leo), circa 2016, captive bred, a superb example of a full mount Lioness, in recumbent position, laid with her head turning to the left, overall length 156cm, height 65cm CITES Annex B, Appendix II, Permit no- (163854) dated 03-05-2016 Ethically

Lot #: 2091

Estimate: £2,500 - £3,500

Date: 14 Jun 2019

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Taxidermy: A Large Cased Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea), by John Cooper & Son's, 28 Radnor Street, St Luke's, London, a full mount stood upon grit covered soil groundwork, amidst a natural setting of tall grasses, reeds and fauna, a simulated pool of water below, set against a pale blue painted sky back

Lot #: 2145

Estimate: £500 - £700

Date: 14 Jun 2019

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Taxidermy: A Superb Victorian Cased Western-Horned Tragopan and Himalayan Monal, by Henry Ward, Late Williams, 2 Vere Street, Oxford St, London, 1812-1878, both full mounts, the Tragopan stood atop a large faux rock with head turning to the left, the Monal looking straight ahead stood below, both

Lot #: 2158

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 14 Jun 2019

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Taxidermy: African Leopard (Panthera pardus), circa 1920, flat skin rug with limbs outstretched, backed onto a green baize material with serrated edge, 205cm long, 147cm across the fore limbs CITES Annex A, Appendix I (exempt

Lot #: 2183

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 14 Jun 2019

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Taxidermy: A Cased Diorama of Game Birds, by John Cooper, 28 Radnor Street, St Luke's, London, a selection of various game birds to include - a Black Francolin, two male Chukar Partridge, a Chestnut-bellied Sandgrouse, and two other full mounts, all stood upon grit covered faux rock work, amidst a

Lot #: 2201

Estimate: £280 - £380

Date: 14 Jun 2019

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Taxidermy: An Pair of Early 20th Century Cased Peregrine Falcons (Falco peregrinus), circa 1900, a superb pair of full mounts, male and female, the larger female perched upon a painted tree stump above the male beneath, both amidst a natural setting of tall grasses and fauna, set against a wash

Lot #: 2206

Estimate: £800 - £1,000

Date: 14 Jun 2019

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Taxidermy: A Victorian Cased White-Throated Kingfisher (Halcyon smyrnensis), by Rowland Ward, The Jungle, 166 Piccadilly, London, full mount adult in flying pose, above faux rock work and tall grasses, set against a painted back board, enclosed within a four glass table display case with ebonised

Lot #: 2213

Estimate: £350 - £450

Date: 14 Jun 2019

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Taxidermy: A Late Victorian Diorama of British Birds, by Lewis Hutton, Naturalist, Plumasier & Furrier, 2 & 3 Broad Quay, Bristol, a diorama of various birds to include - a Nightjar in flying pose above a Water Rail with a Common Snipe stood upon a painted faux rock ledge above a Common Moorhen, all

Lot #: 2220

Estimate: £350 - £550

Date: 14 Jun 2019

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Taxidermy: A Common Buzzard with Rabbit Prey (Buteo buteo), circa 1900, by Thomas Jefferies of Carmarthen, full mount with head slightly raised, stood upon faux rock groundwork with a rabbit prey underfoot, amongst a natural setting of grasses and ferns, set against a watercolour painted back board

Lot #: 2250

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 14 Jun 2019

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Taxidermy: A Hare Head Mount (Lepus timidus), circa 25/02/1922, by Rowland Ward, 166 Piccadilly, London, an adult head mount looking straight ahead, mounted upon a shaped oak shield, 17.5cm from the wall, 30cm high, taxidermist's RW gouge to verso, bearing ivorine plaque ''High Peak Hunt, Sparklow

Lot #: 2262

Estimate: £150 - £250

Date: 14 Jun 2019

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Taxidermy: A Victorian African Elephant Foot Tea Caddy (Loxodonta), circa 1880-1900, an adult foot converted into a double tea caddy, the mahogany double compartment each fitted with small locks, the top mounted with a nickel plated circular rim, each side fitted with a nickel plated handle, height

Lot #: 2271

Estimate: £500 - £700

Date: 14 Jun 2019

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Taxidermy: A Cased Chub (Squalius cephalus), by John Cooper & Sons, 28 Radnor Street, St Luke's, London, EC, preserved and mounted in a naturalistic setting amidst reeds and grasses, set above a pebbled river bed, mounted against a pale blue/green painted back board, enclosed within a typical

Lot #: 2278

Estimate: £450 - £650

Date: 14 Jun 2019

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Taxidermy: A Victorian Bamboo Framed Fire Screen Diorama of Birds & Fish, circa 1865-1880, by Ashmead & Co, 35 Bishopsgate Street, without, London, a large Bamboo framed naturalistic Diorama comprising - a Hobby full mount in flying attack pose chasing a Barn Swallow with wings outstretched above a

Lot #: 2337

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 14 Jun 2019

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Taxidermy: A Wall Cased Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus), circa 1920-1930, in the style of Henry Murray, of Carnforth, a large full mount male with head turning to the left, stood upon a painted faux rock ledge, a drake teal prey underfoot, amidst ferns and moss, set against a watercolour painted

Lot #: 2000

Estimate: £550 - £750

Date: 14 Jun 2019

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Taxidermy: Sawfish Rostrum (Pristidae spp), circa late 19th century, 36 teeth, fitted with a linked metal hanging chain, attached to two Gothic styled mounts, one end fitted with an embossed white metal mount, 81cm long. Sawfish, also known as Carpenter Sharks, are a family of Rays characterised by

Lot #: 2001

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 14 Jun 2019

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Taxidermy: Red Fox Cub (Vulpes Vulpes), by Adrian Johnstone, Gainford, a juvenile full mount cub, sat upon a small cut wooden branch, 40cm high

Lot #: 2002

Estimate: £80 - £120

Date: 14 Jun 2019

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Taxidermy: A Pair of Roe Deer Neck Mounts (Capreolus capreolus), by Adrian Johnstone, Taxidermy, Gainford, a buck and doe, both looking straight ahead, each mounted upon oak shields, the buck 35cm from the wall, the doe 30cm from the wall (2

Lot #: 2003

Estimate: £150 - £250

Date: 14 Jun 2019

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Taxidermy: A Wall Cased Woodchat Shrike (Lanius senator), circa 1979, by A.J. Armitstead, Darlington, Co Durham, a full mount male perched upon a thorned branch with an impaled butterfly beneath, set against a watercolour painted meadow scene back board, enclosed within a five-glass wall hanging

Lot #: 2004

Estimate: £120 - £180

Date: 14 Jun 2019

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Taxidermy: A Wall Cased Family of Great-Spotted Woodpeckers (Dendrocopos major), circa 1979, by A.J. Armitstead, Darlington, Co Durham, a pair of juveniles and a male, all full mounts, perched upon a tree knot, covered with moss, set against an oil painted woodland scene back board, enclosed within

Lot #: 2005

Estimate: £180 - £220

Date: 14 Jun 2019

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Taxidermy: Cape Greater Kudu (Tragelaphus strepsiceros), modern, high quality large shoulder mount with head turning to the left, right horn 131cm, left horn 128cm, from the wall 98cm, height 147cm

Lot #: 2006

Estimate: £350 - £450

Date: 14 Jun 2019

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Taxidermy: Kalahari Steenbok (Raphicerus campestris steinhardti), modern, high quality shoulder mount looking straight ahead, 25cm from the wall, 39cm high

Lot #: 2007

Estimate: £70 - £100

Date: 14 Jun 2019