• Christie's Interiors - Style a auction at Christies

    Sale 5681

    Christie's Interiors - Style and Spirit

    23 February 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 241

    AN EDWARDIAN MOUNTED RHINOCEROS HORN

    CIRCA 1910, MOUNTED BY ROWLAND WARD, LONDON

    Price Realised  

    AN EDWARDIAN MOUNTED RHINOCEROS HORN
    CIRCA 1910, MOUNTED BY ROWLAND WARD, LONDON
    The shield-shaped backplate with paper label to reverse 'ROWLAND WARD, LIMITED/NATURALISTS/THE JUNGLE, 167 PICCADILLY, LONDON W1'
    The shield 16¼ in. (41.3 cm.) high; 20 in. (50.8 cm.) protrudence


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