• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5920

    Christie's Interiors

    15 December 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 273

    AN INDIAN TAXIDERMY FLAT TIGER SKIN

    MOUNTED BY VAN INGEN & VAN INGEN, MYSORE, CIRCA 1920

    Price Realised  

    AN INDIAN TAXIDERMY FLAT TIGER SKIN
    MOUNTED BY VAN INGEN & VAN INGEN, MYSORE, CIRCA 1920
    With cloth and felt backing, stencilled to the reverse 'VAN INGEN & VAN INGEN, MYSORE', also with serial label '22384'
    112 in. (285 cm.) long


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