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    Sale 5808

    Travel, Science & Natural History

    8 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 131

    English School, (early 19th century)

    The Markhor (Capra falconeri), Kabul

    Price Realised  

    English School, (early 19th century)
    The Markhor (Capra falconeri), Kabul
    inscribed and dated 'The Markhior - Oct 9th 1836. Kabul' with detailed measurements of the animal, with further inscription on a separate piece of paper set into the mount
    watercolour on paper
    13 x 19in. (33 x 48.3cm.)
    with an inscribed watercolour of a young Ibex from the Sulaiman Range, believed to be by the same hand (2)


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