• Christie's Interiors - Style & auction at Christies

    Sale 5924

    Christie's Interiors - Style & Spirit

    22 September 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 103

    AN INDIAN TAXIDERMY TIGER SKIN

    CIRCA 1940, MOUNTED BY VAN INGEN & VAN INGEN, MYSORE

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    AN INDIAN TAXIDERMY TIGER SKIN
    CIRCA 1940, MOUNTED BY VAN INGEN & VAN INGEN, MYSORE
    With cloth and velvet backing, stencilled to the reverse 'VAN INGEN & VAN INGEN MYSORE' and with serial number '28345'
    10 ft 2in. (310 cm.) long


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