• Christie's Interiors - Style a auction at Christies

    Sale 5681

    Christie's Interiors - Style and Spirit

    23 February 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 243

    A TAXIDERMY MOUNTED TIGER SKIN

    EARLY 20TH CENTURY, ATTRIBUTED TO VAN INGEN & VAN INGEN, MYSORE

    Price Realised  

    A TAXIDERMY MOUNTED TIGER SKIN
    EARLY 20TH CENTURY, ATTRIBUTED TO VAN INGEN & VAN INGEN, MYSORE
    105 in. (266.6 cm.) long; 78 in. (198 cm.) wide


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    Provenance

    From the collection of taxidermy and trophies of Lt.Col. Sir Philip Brocklehurst, Bt., Swythamley Hall, Cheshire.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF THE LATE PERCY WILTSHIRE


    Post Lot Text

    VARIOUS PROPERTIES