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    Sale 5372

    Christie's Interiors- Style & Spirit

    18 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 314

    A LATE VICTORIAN TAXIDERMY CASED PTARMIGAN (Lagopus mutus)

    MOUNTED BY PETER SPICER & SONS, LEAMINGTON, LATE 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A LATE VICTORIAN TAXIDERMY CASED PTARMIGAN (Lagopus mutus)
    MOUNTED BY PETER SPICER & SONS, LEAMINGTON, LATE 19TH CENTURY
    The glazed display case with foliage and painted background, the reverse with paper label 'PETER SPICER & SONS/Victoria Terrace/Leamington'
    19 in. (48.2 cm.) high; 16¾ in. (42.5 cm.) wide; 11 in. (28 cm.) deep
    Together with a Victorian taxidermy cased pair of Grouse (Tetraonidae), late 19th century
    15 in. (38 cm.) high; 28 in. (71 cm.) wide; 7 in. (17.8 cm.) deep (2)


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