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From the Curious to the Extraordinary

 
  Lot 82
 

TAXIDERMY: ' SEA HORSE PARADISE' DOME DISPLAY

TAXIDERMY: ' SEA HORSE PARADISE' DOME DISPLAY

glass dome display of marine life, three seahorses cavort above a piece of coral. A fiddler crab defends his home at the base of the coral. Strawberry top shells, cowries and limpets go about their daily grind at the base.

Provenance - coral and seahorse specimens used in this display came from a defunct private seashell museum, specimens were collected in the early 1970s.

30cm HIGHx 15cm diameter

CITES Hippocampus spp. Annex B, Appendix 2; Scleractinia spp. Annex B, Appendix 2. International buyers will require an export permit.

Estimated at £200 - £300


 

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