Taxidermy & Natural History: Friday 03 February 2017 10:30AM

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Common Kingfisher (Alcedo atthis), circa 2009, by A J Armitstead, full mount, perched upon a branch protruding from an over-hanging river bank setting, against a watercolour painted river scene back panel with a bridge and trees in the back ground signed, enclosed within an ebonised oval framed wall hanging case with bowed glass, 47cm by 60cm

Estimate: £450-500

Sold: £450
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Lot 102

Hedgehog (Erinaceinae), circa 2015, by A J Armitstead, full mount, stood with front foot raised turning slightly to the right on a small log, amongst a naturalistic setting of ferns moss leaves and a snail, against a watercolour painted woodland scene background signed, enclosed within an oak picture frame style wall hanging five-glass case, 28.5cm by 11cm by 32.5cm (excluding frame)

Estimate: £200-250

Sold: £220
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Lot 103

Reeves Pheasant (Syrmaticus reevesii), circa 2015, by A J Armitstead, full mount, perched upon a frosted ivy tree branch with tail hanging full length below, mounted within a winter setting, against a watercolour painted snowy woodland scene background signed, enclosed within a wall hanging five-glass picture frame style case with ebonised frame, 39cm by 20cm by 137.5cm (excluding frame)

Estimate: £450-550

Sold: £420
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Lot 104

African Caracal (Caracal caracal), modern, full mount with head turning to the right, mounted upon a faux rock base, overall length 72cm, overall height 62cm

CITES Appendix II Annex B
With proof of CITES legal import permit no.163914

Estimate: £300-400

Sold: £320
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Lot 105

Common Impala (Aepyceros melampus), circa August 2016, salted cape shoulder mount skin with green game tag No- 0754152 attached, ready for taxidermy mounting

Estimate: £60-90

NOT SOLD
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Lot 106

Black-Backed Jackal (Canis mesomelas), modern skulls, four full prepared skulls with fixed jaw, approx 17cm (4)

Estimate: £120-180

Sold: £110
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Lot 107

Gyr Falcon (Falco rusticolus), modern, by A J Armitstead, full mount female, perched upon a faux rock in a naturalistic winter setting of snow covered ground and frosted grasses, enclosed within a five-glass oak framed table display case, 41cm by 31cm by 72cm

With CITES A10 (non-transferable) licence 551634/01 and ring number DBNANG0616, 0031 attached to the case

Estimate: £650-750

Sold: £1800
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Lot 108

Defassa Waterbuck (Kobus defassa), circa 1998, large shoulder mount turning to the right, on a mahogany shield with brass oval label "SUDAFRICA SADI AGOSTO-98", left horn 61cm, right horn 62cm measured along inner curve, tip to tip 28cm, from the wall 80cm

Estimate: £300-400

Sold: £320
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Lot 109

Southeastern Spanish Ibex (Capra pyrenaica hispanica), circa late 20th century, shoulder mount turning sharply to the left, on shield, left horn 53cm, right horn 52cm, tip to tip 35cm, from the wall 40cm

Native to the Sierra Nevada Mountains

Estimate: £150-250

Sold: £200
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Lot 110

Burchell's Zebra (Equus quagga), modern, skull, 53cm long by 30cm high approx

With green game tag TBE No-0754311

Estimate: £70-100

Sold: £80
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Lot 111

Common Impala (Aepyceros malampus), modern horns on upper skulls, four examples with hanging attachments (4)

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £130
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Lot 112

Bull Giraffe (Camelopardalis reticulata), complete prepared full skull, 66cm long, height 41cm, width 30cm

Estimate: £250-450

Sold: £280
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Lot 113

Springbok (Antidorcas marsupialis), modern, shoulder mount with head turning to the left 39cm from the wall; and Another Similar, turning to the left, 39cm from the wall (2)

Estimate: £300-350

Sold: £280
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Lot 114

Very Rare Melanistic Leopard, Black Panther (Panthera pardus), circa 1952, by Van Ingen & Van Ingen, no.36702, shot by Mr P L Arhard, on the Panighalti tea estate in Terai West Bengal India 10th March 1952, skin with head mount, rebacked onto period style canvas backing with original cotton type backing underneath (with part label) and black felt trim, 203cm long, 120cm wide across forelimbs

Photocopy of original order book included with this lot

With CITES A10 (non-transferable) licence no.551668/01

Estimate: £1500-2500

Sold: £1500
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Lot 115

Hippopotamus Tusk Set, circa 1975, on plannished copper sheet covered wood shield, 87cm by 90cm

Estimate: £180-220

Sold: £150
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Lot 116

Greater Kudu (Tragelaphus strepsiceros), modern, eight horns (not necessarily matching)

Estimate: £120-180

Sold: £120
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Lot 117

Cougar (Puma concolor), modern, skin rug with head mount, 211cm long, 132cm across forelimbs, with metal tag no.0647558

CITES import no.081215/36

Estimate: £300-500

Sold: £380
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Lot 118

Red Lechwe (Kobus leche leche), circa 1940, by J.R.IVY (PTY) LTD High Art Taxidermists Pretoria, horns on upper skull mounted on oak shield, right horn 71cm, left horn 70cm (straight measured), tip to tip 61.5cm

Estimate: £120-180

Sold: £110
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Lot 119

Greater Kudu (Tragelaphus strepsiceros), modern, horns on part upper skull, on oak shield, tip to tip 60cm; and Gemsbok Oryx (Oryx gazella gazella), modern, horns on part upper skull, on oak shield, tip to tip 59cm (2)

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £90
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Lot 120

Springbok (Antidorcas marsupialis), four sets of horns on part upper skulls, all on various shields (4)

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £110
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Lot 121

White-Tailed Deer (Odocoileus virginianus), four sets of antlers on cut frontlets, on various shields; Sika Deer (Cervus nippon), two sets of antlers on cut frontlets, one on a circular shield; Fallow Deer (Dama dama), antlers on part upper skull, on oak shield; and Reindeer (Rangifer tarandus), antlers on cut frontlet, on oak shield (8)

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £170
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Lot 122

Roe Deer (Capreolus capreolus), approximately 50 sets of antlers on cut frontlets, mounted on various shields, eleven on matching oak shields (various sizes), dating from the mid to late 20th century, in two boxes (50)

Estimate: £70-100

Sold: £280
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Lot 123

Blue Wildebeest (Connochaetes taurinus), circa 2006, taken near Upington, Kalahari, South Africa, shoulder mount turning slightly to the right, 65cm from the wall, widest span 67cm, tip to tip 41cm

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £180
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Lot 124

Blesbok (Damaliscus pygargus phillipsi), circa 2006, taken near Upington, Kalahari, South Africa, shoulder mount with head turning to the right, 44cm from the wall

Estimate: £120-180

Sold: £120
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Lot 125

Common Impala (Aepyceros melampus), circa 2003, taken near Xomaqua, Limpopo, South Africa, shoulder mount, looking straight head, 56cm from the wall, left horn 45cm right horn 45cm measured straight, tip to tip 26.5cm

Estimate: £200-250

NOT SOLD
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Lot 126

Burchell Zebra (Equus quagga), circa 2006, taken near Upington, Kalahari, South Africa, flat skin rug, 275cm nose to tail

Estimate: £300-500

NOT SOLD
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Lot 127

African Caracal (Caracal caracal), modern, shoulder mount with head turning down and to the left, mounted upon a Hartebeest horn attached to a faux soil and grit base with faux ferns, overall height 45cm

CITES Appendix II Annex B
With proof of CITES legal import permit no.163914

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £150
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Lot 128

Black-Backed Jackal (Canis mesomelas), modern, shoulder mount with head turning to the left mounted upon a faux rock base, overall height 40cm

Estimate: £150-250

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Lot 129

Baboon (Papio hamadryas ursinus), modern, shoulder mount with head turning sharply to the right, 29cm from the wall

CITES Appendix II Annex B
With proof of CITES legal import permit no.163914

Estimate: £300-400

Sold: £350
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Lot 130

Common Grey Duiker (Sylvicapra grimmia), circa August 2016, salted cape shoulder mount skin with green game tag No- 0754554 attached, ready for taxidermy mounting

Estimate: £60-90

NOT SOLD
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Lot 131

Desert Warthog (Phacochoerus africanus), circa August 2016, salted cape shoulder mount skin with green game tag No- 0754147 attached, ready for taxidermy mounting

Estimate: £50-70

Sold: £30
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Lot 132

Barbary Sheep (Ammotragus lervia lervia), circa late 20th century, shoulder mount turning slightly to the left with top part of forelegs attached on easel shaped oak shield, left horn 47cm, right horn 50cm measured along outer curve, tip to tip 27cm, widest span 45.5cm, 49cm from the wall

The only sheep indigenous to Africa, and the only species in the genus

Estimate: £250-350

Sold: £420
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Lot 133

Long-Tailed Skua (Stercorarius longicaudus), three full mounts of outstanding quality by Rowland Ward, circa 1930, two birds stood upon faux rocks within an ocean seascape setting, the third bird posed in flight swooping above, all set against a curved painted stormy sea background with simulated sea and seaweed to the base, signed to the interior Rowland Ward London W 1930, enclosed within an ebonised single-glass case, 127cm by 64cm by 117cm

Reputed to be the work of one of Rowland Ward's most skillful craftsmen, Frank Griffin

Estimate: £600-800

Sold: £1800
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Lot 134

Marsh Sandpiper (Tringa stagnatilis), three full mounts of outstanding quality by Rowland Ward, circa 1929, one bird stood upon a faux rock looking down into a pool of water, the second bird stood with head lowered on the sand covered base, the third bird posed with wings outstretched in landing pose, all amongst a naturalistic setting with long grasses against a curved painted beach scene background with painted sea birds in the distance, signed to the interior Rowland Ward London W 1929, enclosed within an ebonised single-glass case, 102cm by 51cm by 76cm
 
Reputed to be the work of one of Rowland Ward's most skillful craftsmen, Frank Griffin

Estimate: £1000-1500

Sold: £3800
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Lot 135

Bartram's Sandpiper (Bartramia longicauda), four full mounts of outstanding quality by Rowland Ward, circa 1930, three birds stood on a faux river bank with a simulated stream running amongst grasses, another bird above in gliding pose with wings and legs outstretched, against a curved painted river and woodland background, signed to the interior Rowland Ward London W 1930, enclosed within an ebonised single-glass case, 115cm by 63cm by 89cm
 
Reputed to be the work of one of Rowland Ward's most skillful craftsmen, Frank Griffin
 

Estimate: £1000-1200

Sold: £1600
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Lot 136

Capercaille, Hen and Cock Bird (Tretra ourogallus), Extinct Scottish Sub Species, circa 1900, by Rowland Ward, set amongst a naturalistic setting with both birds stood upon faux rocks with tall grasses and foliage, against a painted back board, enclosed within a single-glass ebonised pine case with Rowland Ward paper label verso, 95cm by 31cm by 95cm

Estimate: £400-600

Sold: £950
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Lot 137

Stone Curlew (Burhinus oedicnemus) and Red-Legged Partridge (Alectoris rufa), circa 1900, by J Sayer, Animal and Bird Preserver, St Giles, Norwich, set amongst a naturalistic setting of tall grasses and ferns on a faux rock base, taxidermist's label to interior of case, 62.5cm by 19.5cm by 38.5cm

This case could possibly have been done by Thomas Gunn who took over the business from John Sayer on his death after serving his apprenticeship under him. It bears his typical style of an ebonised single glazed pine case with papered pale blue painted interior

Estimate: £180-220

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Lot 138

Smew (Mergus albellus), circa early 20th century, by R Septimus Gardner, Taxidermist and Furrier, Tunbridge Well, two immature females full mounts amongst a naturalistic setting, stood upon faux rocks with tall grasses and ferns against a painted back board, enclosed within a three-glass ebonised pine case with taxidermist's paper label to verso, 68.5cm by 25cm by 60cm

Estimate: £180-220

Sold: £150
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Lot 139

An Austrian Painted Plaster Model of an European Eagle Owl, stood perched on a branch, 61cm high

Estimate: £600-900

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Lot 140

Three Austrian Painted Plaster Models of Roe Deer, each naturalistically painted as head mounts, with natural antler mounts, the largest 58cm; and A Similar Compo Example (4)

Estimate: £500-700

Sold: £480
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Lot 141

A Finely Modelled Continental Porcelain Model of a French Partridge, modelled as dead game, within an ebonised oval frame with domed glass front, the frame 62cm long

Estimate: £500-700

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Lot 142

Hoopoe (Upupa epops), circa 1900, a pair of full mounts, hen and cock bird, both facing each other, perched on a lichen encrusted branch amongst a naturalistic setting of faux rocks ferns and grasses, against a painted backboard, enclosed within a three-glass pine framed case, 52.5cm by 21cm by 48.4cm

Bearing taxidermist's label to interior J.Cording Naturalist Cardiff

Estimate: £180-280

Sold: £320
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Lot 143

Domestic Sheep (Ovis aries), modern, shoulder mount with head turning to the right, 49cm from the wall

Estimate: £130-180

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Lot 144

Giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis), modern shoulder mount with head turning slightly to the right, 217cm overall height, wall fitting to left side of neck (display stand not included in sale)

Estimate: £2000-3000

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Lot 145

Nyala (Tragelaphus angasi), modern, shoulder mount with head turning to the left, 73cm from the wall

Estimate: £250-400

Sold: £280
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Lot 146

Common Impala (Aepyceros melampus), three sets of horns on upper skulls; Black Wildebeest (Connocheates gnou), horns on upper skull; and Blesbok (Damaliscus pygargus phillipsi), two sets of horns on upper skulls (6)

Estimate: £120-180

Sold: £200
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Lot 147

Desert Warthog (Phacochoerus aethiopicus), modern, shoulder mount looking straight ahead, 52.5cmcm from the wall

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £250
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Lot 148

Plains Zebra (Equus quagga), modern, shoulder mount turning slightly to the left, 77cm from the wall

Estimate: £1000-1200

Sold: £1300
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Lot 149

Three Elephant Hair Bracelets, made with high quality dark hair, with sliding knot adjustment

Estimate: £30-50

Sold: £90
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Lot 150

Red Hartebeest (Alcelaphus caama), horns on part upper skull; Blesbok (Damaliscus pygargus phillipsi), horns on part upper skull, on oak shield; and Blue Wildebeest (Connochaetes taurinus), horns on cut part upper skull (with repairs) (3)

Estimate: £120-180

Sold: £90
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