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Lot 14 (From the Curious to the Extraordinary, 30th October 2020)

A VERY LARGE AND RARE LATE 19TH CENTURY WHOLE TAXIDERMY GHARIAL (GAVIALIS GANGETICIUS)

A VERY LARGE AND RARE LATE 19TH CENTURY WHOLE TAXIDERMY GHARIAL (GAVIALIS GANGETICIUS) circa 1890, in a natural pose, 270cm (106") long

Provenance: Former hung in the Admiralty Restaurant, Somerset House, The Strand, London (Removed in 2006). By repute this is one of the largest specimens still in private hands

CITES Annex A, Appendix 1, Exempt (Pre-1947)

(Qty: 1)

270cm long

Estimate
£10,000 - £15,000
 

Buyer's premium: 25.00% plus VAT


 

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