• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5920

    Christie's Interiors

    15 December 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 275

    AN INDIAN TAXIDERMY FLAT LION SKIN

    MOUNTED BY VAN INGEN & VAN INGEN, MYSORE, EARLY 20TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    AN INDIAN TAXIDERMY FLAT LION SKIN
    MOUNTED BY VAN INGEN & VAN INGEN, MYSORE, EARLY 20TH CENTURY
    With cloth and felt backing, stenceilled to the reverse 'VAN INGEN & VAN INGEN, MYSORE'
    116½ in. (296 cm.) long


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    Provenance

    By repute, Lt. Col. Sir Philip Brocklehurst, Bt., Swythamley Hall, Macclesfield.


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