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    Sale 5971

    An English Look - Robert Kime, Piers von Westenholz, David Bedale and James Graham-Stewart

    8 July 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 339

    A VICTORIAN TAXIDERMY DISPLAY OF A CAPERCAILLE

    BY PETER SPICER & SONS, LEAMINGTON, SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A VICTORIAN TAXIDERMY DISPLAY OF A CAPERCAILLE
    BY PETER SPICER & SONS, LEAMINGTON, SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY
    In an ebonised case, with a paper label to the the reverse
    33¾ in. (86 cm.) high; 37½ in. (95 cm.) wide; 24¼ in. (62 cm.)


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    A Capercaillie is a huge woodland grouse which was reintroduced to Scotland by the Marquess of Breadalbane in 1857 on Drummond Hill, Lertterellan, Perthshire.

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