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Taxidermy: Family of Foxes (Vulpes vulpes), circa 1981, by Emily Mayer Taxidermy, Diss, Norfolk, a family of foxes comprising a vixen and her three kits in playful recumbent position, amongst a natural setting with a rotten fence post and a mouse below, enclosed within a walnut framed coffee table style display with glass top, 84cm by 84cm by 50cm, Taxidermist's full paper trade label to underneath including signature

Estimate: £150-250

Sold: £220
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Lot 152

Taxidermy: Scarlet Macaw (Ara macao), circa 1900, full mount perched upon a branch, enclosed within a period single glass display case with plain papered interior, 53cm by 21cm by 89cm, (af)

Estimate: £50-80

Sold: £80
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Lot 153

Taxidermy: North American Racoon (Procyon lotor), circa late 20th century, full mount with mouth agape in aggressive pose stood upon a large piece of driftwood with moss and fauna, 60cm high overall, 70cm nose to tail

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £100
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Lot 154

Taxidermy: European Mouflon (Ovis orientalis musimon), circa late 20th century, two full mounts a young female and a juvenile female, the juvenile stood upon a large faux rock base with head turning to the right, 84cm high overall, 82cm overall length, the young female mount free standing with head turning slightly to the left, 93cm high overall, 107cm nose to tail, (2)

Estimate: £150-250

Sold: £180
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Lot 155

Taxidermy: Gemsbok Oryx (Oryx gazella gazella), circa late 20th century, horns on cut bleached upper skull, left horn 67cm, right horn 66cm, another Gemsbok Oryx (Oryx gazella gazella), circa late 20th century, horns on part upper skull, left horn 80cm, right horn 81cm (2)

Estimate: £60-90

Sold: £70
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Lot 156

Taxidermy: Cape Greater Kudu (Strepsiceros strepsiceros), circa 1910, horns on cut upper skull, mounted upon a period oak shield, right horn 98cm, left horn 99cm measured straight, tip to tip 66cm, 114cm high

Estimate: £150-200

Sold: £130
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Lot 157

Taxidermy: Blue-Naped Mousebird (Urocolius macrourus), modern, full mount perched upon a dry tree stump issuing from a polished circular mahogany base, 30cm high overall

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £60
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Lot 158

Taxidermy: Japanese Waxwing (Bombycilla japonica), modern, full mount perched upon a dry tree branch with head turning to the left, mounted upon a polished oval oak base, 27cm high overall

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £70
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Lot 159

Taxidermy: Wryneck (Jynx torquilla), modern, full mount clinging to the side of a small dry tree stump issuing from a polished oak base, 30cm high overall

The Wryneck is a member of the Woodpecker family and is a long distance migrant and summer visitor to Britain, it's cryptic colour gives it excellent camouflage amongst fauna .

Estimate: £80-120

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Lot 160

Taxidermy: European Wild Boar (Sus scrofa), circa late 20th century, shoulder mount on shield with mouth agape, 62cm from the wall, 51cm high

Estimate: £120-180

Sold: £110
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Lot 161

Taxidermy: A Pair of Roe Buck (Capreolus capreolus) circa late 20th century, a pair of head mounts both mounted upon carved oak leaf style shields, both 31cm from the wall (2)

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £160
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Lot 162

Taxidermy: Alpine Chamois (Rupicapra rupicapra), circa 1980, head mount looking straight ahead, mounted upon an Austro/German carved shield, 32cm from the wall, 54cm high,

Estimate: £70-90

Sold: £70
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Lot 163

Taxidermy: Reeves Pheasant (Syrmaticus reevesii), circa late 20th century, full mount cock bird perched upon a wall hanging tree branch, overall length 120cm, tail length 90cm,

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £70
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Lot 164

Hunting Interest: A Collection of Various Hunting Memorabilia, a boxed set of engraved drinking glasses, various metal and ceramic plates, four assorted lead framed coloured glass window lights, a chamois skin, a framed black and white engraving of a Wild Boar hunt, a framed oil on canvas of a Red Deer bugling by a pond in a wooded glade, a metal wall clock, (qty)

Estimate: £70-100

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Lot 165

Taxidermy: European Wild Boar (Sus scrofa), modern, six various sized prepared skins, juvenile and adult (6)

Estimate: £60-90

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Lot 166

Taxidermy: Roe Buck (Capreolus capreolus), circa 1970-1980, a quantity of adult antlers on cut upper skulls, mounted upon matching carved oak shields in two boxes (30)

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £160
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Lot 167

Taxidermy: A Cased Red Fox (Vulpes vulpes), late Victorian, full mount stood amongst bracken ferns moss and fauna, standing upon large faux rock work, set against a watercolour painted mountain scene back board, enclosed within a period ebonised three-glass display case, 88cm by 28cm by 62.5cm

Estimate: £120-180

Sold: £170
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Lot 168

Taxidermy: Burchell's Zebra Skin (Equus quagga), modern, full flat skin rug, with flat head, 310cm long, 199cm across the forelimbs, 192cm across the rear limbs

Estimate: £450-650

Sold: £400
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Lot 169

Taxidermy: A Cased Eurasian Jay (Garrulus glandarius), circa 1989/90, by David.L.Keningale, Warwickshire, a full mount Jay of exceptional quality, perched upon a cut tree stump issuing from a faux rock base amongst a natural setting of ferns and fauna, set against a watercolour painted woodland themed back board, enclosed within an oak framed three-glass table display case, 32.5cm by 17cm by 60cm, taxidermist's paper trade label to interior

Estimate: £120-180

Sold: £280
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Lot 170

Taxidermy: A Cased Pair of Teal (Anas crecca), circa 1990, by David.L.Keningale, Warwickshire, an exceptional pair of full mount Teal drake and hen bird, both stood upon a cut tree stump issuing from faux ground work, amongst a natural river side setting of tall grasses and fauna, set against a watercolour painted back board, enclosed within an oak framed three-glass table display case, 53cm by 21cm by 51cm, taxidermist's paper trade label to interior

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £350
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Lot 171

Taxidermy: Northern Pintail (Anas acuta), circa 1991, by David.L.Keningale, Warwickshire, a full mount Northern Pintail drake of exceptional quality stood upon a large faux rock with head turning slightly to the right, amongst a natural river bank setting of grasses and fauna, set against a watercolour painted river bank themed back board, with an inscribed pebble lower right "Somerley Park 1991", enclosed within an oak framed three-glass table display case, 62.5cm by 20.5cm by 53.5cm, taxidermist's paper trade label to interior

Estimate: £220-320

Sold: £400
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Lot 172

Taxidermy: A Cased Mandarin Duck (Aix galericulata), circa 1991, by David.L.Keningale, Warwickshire, a full mount Mandarin drake of exceptional quality stood upon a curved branch protruding from faux ground work, amongst a natural setting of grasses and fauna, set against a watercolour painted back board, enclosed within an oak framed three-glass table display case, 52.5cm by 21cm by 51cm, taxidermist's full paper trade label to interior

Estimate: £250-350

Sold: £400
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Lot 173

Taxidermy: A Cased Northern Shoveler Duck (Anas clypeata), Somerley Park Estate 1991, by David.L.Keningale, Warwickshire, a full mount drake Shoveler duck of exceptional quality stood upon a faux rock protruding from faux ground work, amongst a natural river bank setting with grasses and moss, set against a watercolour painted river back themed back board, enclosed within an oak framed three-glass table display case, 49cm by 20cm by 48cm, taxidermist's paper trade label to interior

Estimate: £150-250

Sold: £150
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Lot 174

Taxidermy: A Cased Wigeon (Anas penelope), circa 1990, by David.L.Keningale, Warwickshire, a full mount drake Widgeon of exceptional quality with head turning slightly to the right, stood upon a piece of drift wood atop a large faux rock, amongst a natural river bank setting of tall grasses and fauna, set against a watercolour painted back board, enclosed within an oak framed three-glass table display case, 52cm by 20.5cm by 51cm, taxidermist's paper trade label to interior

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £200
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Lot 175

Taxidermy: A Cased Goldeneye Duck (Bucephala clangula), circa 1991, by David.L.Keningale, Warwickshire. a drake Goldeneye of exceptional quality stood upon a large faux boulder with head turning sharply to the right, mounted upon faux ground work in a natural river bank setting amongst grasses and fauna, set against a watercolour painted river themed back board, enclosed within an oak framed three-glass table display case, 49.5cm by 20cm by 48.5cm, inscribed pebble "Somerley Park Estate 1991", taxidermist's paper trade label to interior

Estimate: £220-320

Sold: £180
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Lot 176

Taxidermy: A Cased Northern Shoveler Duck (Anas clypeata), circa 1991, by David.L.Keningale, Warwickshire, a full mount drake Shoveler duck of exceptional quality stood upon a small branch protruding from faux ground work, amongst a natural river bank setting with grasses and moss, set against a watercolour painted river back themed back board, enclosed within an oak framed three-glass table display case, 51.5cm by 20.5cm by 51.5cm, taxidermist's paper trade label to interior

Estimate: £180-280

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Lot 177

Taxidermy: A Cased Teal (Anas crecca), circa 1990, by David.L.Keningale, Warwickshire, a full mount drake Teal stood upon a piece of tree bark mounted on faux ground work, amongst a natural river bank setting of tall grasses stones and fauna, set against a watercolour painted river themed back board, enclosed within an oak framed three-glass table display case, 45cm by 16.5cm by 41cm, inscribed pebble "Shot by John.R.Staley Somerley 1990", taxidermist's paper trade label to interior

Estimate: £150-250

Sold: £250
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Lot 178

Taxidermy: A Cased Waterail (Rallus aquaticus), circa late 20th century, by David.L.Keningale, Warwickshire, full mount bird of exceptional quality stood atop a tree branch protruding from a faux muddy river bank setting, amongst grasses fauna and pebbles, set against a watercolour painted back board, enclosed within an oak framed three-glass table display case, 35cm by 14.5cm by 33cm, taxidermist's paper trade label to interior

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £250
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Lot 179

Taxidermy: A Cased Goldeneye Duck (Bucephala clangula), circa 1991, by David.L.Keningale, Warwickshire. a drake Goldeneye of exceptional quality stood upon a large faux boulder with head turning slightly to the right, mounted upon faux ground work in a natural river bank setting amongst grasses and fauna, set against a watercolour painted back board, enclosed within an oak framed three-glass table display case, 49cm by 20cm by 48cm, inscribed pebble "Somerley Park Estate 1991", taxidermist's paper trade label to interior

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £220
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Lot 180

Taxidermy: A Cased Common Snipe (Gallinago gallinago), circa late 20th century, by David.L.Keningale, Warwickshire, full mount bird of exceptional quality stood upon a tree branch protruding from faux ground work, amongst a natural setting of tall grasses fauna and pebbles, set against a watercolour painted back board, enclosed within a sage green painted three-glass table display case, 33cm by 12.5cm by 29cm, taxidermist's paper trade label to interior

Estimate: £120-180

Sold: £320
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Lot 181

Taxidermy: A Cased Greater Spotted Woodpecker (Dendrocopos major), circa late 20th century, by David.L.Keningale, Warwickshire, full mount bird of exceptional quality perched upon a tree branch protruding from faux ground work, amongst a natural setting of grasses and fauna, set against a watercolour painted back board, enclosed within a sage green painted three-glass table display case, 30.5cm by 10cm by 27.5cm, taxidermist's paper trade label to interior

Estimate: £120-180

Sold: £100
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Lot 182

Taxidermy: Rajputan Blackbuck (Antilope cervicapra rajputanae), circa 1890, head mount looking straight ahead with wooden ball eyes, mounted upon a later circular shield, right horn 47cm, left horn 47cm, tip to tip 46cm, 28cm from the wall, 64cm high

Estimate: £70-90

Sold: £70
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Lot 183

Taxidermy: Red Fox Mask (Vulpes vulpes), circa late 20th century, by Jack Crewdson, Darwen, Lancashire, Red Fox mask with mouth agape in aggressive pose with ears laid back, mounted upon a shaped oak shield with attached brush, 30cm from the wall, taxidermists trade label to verso

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £60
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Lot 184

Taxidermy: Tataruga Turtle (Podocnemis expansa), complete upper shell with outer shell plates removed, also known as a Giant South American River Turtle, 64cm by 48cm, attached to a pair of mahogany feet

Estimate: £800-1200

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Lot 185

Taxidermy: Indian Tiger (Panthera tigris tigris), circa 1910, by James Lippitt Clark, New York, skin rug with head mount, jaw agape and ears laid back in defensive pose, mounted upon an olive green canvas backing bearing taxidermists silk trade label James, L, Clark, New York, 273cm nose to tail, 201cm across the fore limbs

James Lippitt Clark was a distinguished explorer, sculptor and scientist . He joined the American Museum of Natural History New York in 1902 and trained in the art of taxidermy under the tutelage of the father of modern taxidermy Carl Akeley.
Together they collected prepared and mounted many specimens for Theodore Roosevelt.
This specimen of an Indian Tiger would have been mounted early in his career circa 1902-1915 bearing an early trade label rather than the later Rhinoceros embroidered trade label.

Estimate: £800-1200

Sold: £800
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Lot 186

Taxidermy: A Victorian Tropical Bird Display, comprising a Red Bird-Of-Paradise (Paradisaea rubra), full mount in swooping pose with wings and tail fanned, including four various full mount Humming Birds and two other tropical birds, all mounted upon small branches amongst a natural setting of foliage tall grasses and fauna, enclosed beneath a period glass dome with oval base raised upon four bun feet, 33cm by 17cm by 43cm

Estimate: £280-380

Sold: £320
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Lot 187

Taxidermy: Coyote (Canis latrans), circa 1960-1970, head mount turning to the right with mouth agape and ears laid back in aggressive pose, mounted upon a shaped oak shield, 31cm from the wall, 41cm high

Estimate: £150-250

Sold: £300
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Lot 188

Taxidermy: A Pair of Victorian Cased Oystercatchers (Heamatropus ostralegus), a pair of Oystercatchers male and female, the male stood upon a faux rock ledge with the female beneath, amongst a natural setting of tall grasses ferns and fauna, set against a watercolour painted back board, enclosed within a period ebonised three-glass display case, 51cm by 18cm by 46.5cm

Estimate: £120-180

Sold: £140
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Lot 189

Taxidermy: A Victorian Cased Common Buzzard (Buteo buteo), full mount stood upon a faux rock with head slightly raised, amongst a natural setting of grasses and fauna, set against a plain white painted interior, enclosed within a period ebonised three-glass table display case, 58cm by 26cm by 44.5cm, in restored condition

Estimate: £200-300

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Lot 190

Taxidermy: A Victorian Cased Pair of Northern Marsh Harriers (Circus aeruginosus), two full mounts both perched upon a gnarled tree stump issuing from a marsh inspired natural setting, a toad prey under foot, amongst tall grasses with a simulated pool of water beneath, set against a painted interior, enclosed within a period ebonised single-glass table display case raised on four square feet, 51cm by 19cm by 67cm, in restored condition

Estimate: £250-350

Sold: £320
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Lot 191

Taxidermy: Cowhide Floor Rug (Bos taurus), modern, a large tanned brown white and black cow hide floor rug, 205cm by 193cm, together with a patchwork Cowhide floor rug, 237cm by 167cm (af) (2)

Estimate: £120-180

Sold: £140
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Lot 192

Taxidermy: A Cased Museum Quality Pair of Capercaillie (Tetrao urogallus) circa late 20th century, attributed to master Taxidermist Mr Willie Forbes, Scotland, a pair of full mounts cock and hen bird, both stood upon a large faux rock mound, the cock bird standing above the hen with tail fanned, amongst a natural setting of pine cones brush and fauna, the interior of the case fitted with three brass up-lighters, enclosed within a large five-glass wooden framed table display case, 93cm by 93cm by 108cm

Estimate: £1000-1500

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Lot 193

Taxidermy: A Victorian Cased Puffin (Fratercula arctica), a full mount bird stood upon a shell and grit covered base with head turning to the left, set against a pale blue painted interior, enclosed within a period ebonised single-glass display case, 23cm by 12.5cm by 28cm

Estimate: £150-250

Sold: £220
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Lot 194

Taxidermy: Common Buzzard (Buteo buteo), 1870-1920, by H.T.Shopland, 40 Higher Union St, Torquay, a fine example of a full mount Buzzard perched upon a moss and lichen covered branch, issuing from a faux rock cluster base amongst ferns branches and tall grasses, set against a pale blue painted back board, enclosed within a typical period three-glass table display case with taped frame edges, 43cm by 23cm by 55cm, taxidermists paper trade label to outer side glass panel

Estimate: £250-350

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Lot 195

Taxidermy: Yellow-legged Sea Gull (Larus cachinnans), circa 1890, full mount bird stood upon a faux rock base amongst a sandy sea shell covered natural interior setting, against a painted sky back board, enclosed within a period ebonised three-glass display cased with ribbed gilded borders, 55cm by 20cm by 47cm

Estimate: £120-180

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Lot 196

Taxidermy: Game Trophy Horns on Skulls, modern, to include- Desert Warthog upper and lower jaw sets with tusks on circular shield, Kalahari Springbok horns on cut upper skull on shaped oak shield, South African Springbok horns on cut upper skull on shaped oak shield, Domestic Goat horns on part upper skull on circular shield, (4)

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £80
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Lot 197

Antlers: An Austro-German Red Deer Antler Chandelier (Cervus elaphus), constructed from eight shed Red deer antlers, fitted with three copper up-lighters and a central copper framed lantern style down-lighter, 95cm drop, 74cm diameter

Estimate: £120-180

Sold: £160
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Lot 198

Taxidermy: European Capercaillie (Tetrao urogallus), circa 1970, full mount with wings outstretched and tail fanned in calling pose, perched upon a large wall hanging natural tree branch, 66cm from the wall, 89cm high, (af), together with two full mount Ring-Necked Pheasants one perched upon a sliced tree bark mount, the other mounted as hanging dead game, (3)

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £70
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Lot 199

Taxidermy: Gemsbok Oryx (Oryx gazella) circa late 20th century, horns on cut upper skulls on shaped oak shields two pairs, (2)

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £50
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Lot 200

Taxidermy: Dorking Rooster (Gallus gallus domesticus), modern, full mount rooster stood upon a gravel covered oak circular base, 49cm high

Estimate: £120-180

Sold: £160
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