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    Sale 5372

    Christie's Interiors- Style & Spirit

    18 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 325

    AN EDWARDIAN TAXIDERMY CASE OF A SHELDUCK (Tadorna tadorna)

    MOUNTED BY F. LAWRENCE, LEEDS, EARLY 20TH CENTURY

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    AN EDWARDIAN TAXIDERMY CASE OF A SHELDUCK (Tadorna tadorna)
    MOUNTED BY F. LAWRENCE, LEEDS, EARLY 20TH CENTURY
    The glazed case with foliage and painted background, taxidermy label to reverse 'F.LAWRENCE & CO./NATURALISTS & TAXIDERMISTS/44 & 46 ALBION STREET/LEEDS'
    20 in. (50.8 cm.) high; 24 in. (61 cm.) wide; 11 in. (28 cm.) deep
    Together with a Victorian taxidermy case of a Velvet Scoter (Melanitta fusca), mounted by David Graham, with worn label to reverse '..61 MARKET STREET, YORK'
    15¾ in. (40 cm.) high; 19 in. (48.3 cm.) wide; 8 in. (20.3 cm.) deep (2)


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