Leopard (Panthera pardus)

Item Lot Number: 49

Leopard (Panthera pardus), circa 1945, skin rug with head mount, with open jaw, attached to a red felt backing, length 190cm, across fore limbs 132cm

Provenance: Vendor's grandfather brought this back from his travels as a sailor when he was de-mobbed in 1945

Estimate: £500-800

Sold: £550
Condition Report:
faux teeth, painted red interior to mouth, damage to both ears, front right paw has 2 claws, all other paws have 4 claws, hole on top of nose , old repair to left side of mouth upper. whiskers are missing.