• Christie's Interiors - Style a auction at Christies

    Sale 5681

    Christie's Interiors - Style and Spirit

    23 February 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 250

    A TAXIDERMY MOUNTED TIGER SKIN

    MOUNTED BY VAN INGEN AND VAN INGEN, MYSORE, CIRCA 1930

    Price Realised  

    A TAXIDERMY MOUNTED TIGER SKIN
    MOUNTED BY VAN INGEN AND VAN INGEN, MYSORE, CIRCA 1930
    With label 'VAN INGEN & VAN INGEN, MYSORE'
    118 in. (300 cm.) long; 87 in. (221 cm.) wide


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    Provenance

    By repute: The tiger was shot in the late 1920's by Captain E.H.Gage of the Royal Horse Artillery.