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).
Sold for £10,000
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