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THE LEG BONE OF AN 'IRISH GIANT'

THE LEG BONE OF AN IRISH GIANT

with spurious label inscribed 'Leg bone of an Irish Giant, found buried at The Hill of Tara, by Rev. Cathalian Wynd, July 1747' (Woolly mammoth bone)

79cm long

Please note this lot is subject to VAT on the hammer price at 20%.

Provenance: Viktor Wynd’s Museum, London.

The Viktor Wynd Museum of Curiosities, Fine Art & UnNatural History is a contemporary reinterpretation of a Pre-Enlightenment Wunderkabinett or Cabinet of Curiosities. It is the creation of artist and writer Viktor Wynd, who has just opened a Falmouth branch of his museum inside the National Maritime Museum. His most recent book 'The UnNatural History Museum' was published by Prestel in 2020.

Sold for £1,875

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