Taxidermy & Natural history objet d'art
Taxidermy & Natural history objet d'art

Taxidermy Heads & Skins - For Sale 

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Ref - RHO 9  Tiger skin rug / prayer mat by Theobald Bros

Taxidermy Tiger skin by Theobald Bros - India

Large snarling head with huge real teeth.

Original brown felt edging with green canvas backing cloth 

Circa 1900 - 1910 

Length - 2.65 metres

Width - 1.85 metres

 

Price - £ 3250.00

 

 

Ref - 944 Tiger cub skin carpet 

Early 20th century tiger cub skin rug / carpet or wall hanging.

This is a fantastic tiger skin - 1.2 metres long with snarling head by Theobald Bros of India

Complete with letter of provenance.

Super rare piece ! 

 

PRICE - £ 3250.00

 

 

Ref - 1833

Antique Tiger skin by the legendary Rowland Ward of London.

Taxidermist to the King.

Circa 1918 

This truely is a magnificent tiger skin in fabulous original condition, complete with original backing cloth

One large top canine tooth naturally broken.

The pelt and fur are in superb condition, all claws in place 

Length - 3.06 metres

Width - 2.27 metres

 

 

 

PRICE - On application

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ref - Spicer

Beautiful Bengal tiger head mount by Peter Spicer & son, Leamington Spa.

Circa - 1925

 

Price - SOLD

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ref - 1827  Leopard skin rug / carpet

Leopard skin rug / prayer mat by the world famous taxidermy company Van Ingen & Van Ingen of Mysore India - Circa 1958 

A10 - 610319/01

Shot by Lient, F Riley in 1957 U.P. India.

 

PRICE - £ 2995.00

 

 

 

Ref -1827A Leopard skin by Van-Ingen

 

Indian Leopard skin / Prayer mat by Van-Ingen & Van-Ingen

Circa 1958 

A10 610319/02 

Shot by Lient,F Riley in 1958 U.P. India.

 

PRICE - £ 3750.00

 

 

 

 

 

Ref - 1829 Tiger skin 

Fabulous  tiger skin by Van-Ingen in near mint condition, glossy soft fur, ( winter coat ) no repairs or restoration - 

One of the best tiger skins i have offered for sale

Circa - 1930,s

 

PRICE - £ 12,500

 

 

Ref - 1828 Leopard skin / prayer mat

Taxidermy leopard skin attributed to Cuthbertson & Harper of Calcutta 

Circa - 1920 - 30

Excellent colour and condition.

1.9 metres long 

1.3 metres across front paws

 

PRICE - £ 2450.00

 

 

Ref - 1734    Juvenile tiger skin by Rowland Ward

Fabulous & totally original juvenile tiger skin rug by the great Victorian taxidermist Rowland Ward of Piccadilly, London - Circa 1920 - 30

Strong colour, all claws

2.2 metres long

 

PRICE - £ 3250.00

 

 

Bengal tiger skin rug / prayer matt by Theobald Brothers of Mysore - circa 1880 - 1910

Super historical piece of natural history from Theobald - Nice skin, some slight wear & fading but great item for 100 + years old

All claws in place and real teeth / skull in place. 

 

PRICE - RESERVED

Amr

 

 

Ref - 1823

Large african lion skin / prayer mat 

Circa 1980,s

2.8 metres nose to tail 

2.15 metres across front paws

Excellent supple skin and huge head - All real claws in place.

CITES 11 - ANNEX B

 

 

PRICE - Reserved

Amr

 

Ref- 1652 A 

 Taxidermy Bengal tiger skin by Van-Ingen & Van-Ingen of Mysore, South India.

Taken by S.J.F. Shilling, small arms school, Pachmarhi, India on 5/12/1933

Length - 2.75 metres 

Width - 1.95 metres

Exceptional original condition.

Historical zoological specimen.

 

PRICE - £ 15,000

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ref - 1736

Taxidermy Tiger skin carpet / rug by the world famous taxidermist of Van-Ingen & Van-Ingen

Very original piece of antique art work.

Circa 1917

Taken by W.E. Acock

 

PRICE - SOLD

 

 

Ref - 1732

Vintage leopard skin  - circa 1956 with A10 

A10 - 600499/01 

Superb quality piece with soft glossy fur - green felt edging and hessian backing

 

PRICE - £ 1750.00

 

 

Ref - 1822 Zebra shoulder wall mount

Fabulous Zebra shoulder wall mount - by-product of the meat trade,

New mount

 

PRICE - £ 3250.00

Ref - RHO 8

An early 20th century leopard skin rug with fabulous snarling head.

Early 20th century fused glass eyes - green felt edging.

Good strong colour and gloss to the fur

Attributed to Rowland Ward of London.

 

PRICE - £ 2250.00

 

 

Ref- 1621a

Early 20th century lion skin by Rowland Ward of Piccadilly, London

Taxidermist to the King

This skin dates to 1900 - 1930 - beautiful embroided silk label.

PRICE - £ 2250.00

 

RESERVED - AJ

 

Ref - 1802 African Lion

 

Taxidermy African Lion head / shoulder mount,

Circa 1940 - 1960

Huge beast with fantastic looks, original teeth and possible full skull inside.

PRICE - £3950.00

 

 

 

 

Ref - 1808

Taxidermy tiger skin / prayer matt attributed to Rowland Ward of London,

Superb original condition 

Circa 1900 - 1930

Length 1.90 metres

Width - 1.30 metres

 

 

PRICE  - £ 3550.00

 

 

Ref - 1733 A

Early 20th century flat tiger skin by Van-Ingen of Mysore, India

This is a huge skin measuring 3.2 metres 

Lovely historic piece from the greatest big cat taxidermist of all time

Fabulous as a carpet, wall hanging or prayer mat 

 

PRICE - £ 2850.00

 

 

Ref - 1821 A

New mount Emperor Stag,

Magnfiicent 23 point Stag - Brand New in such life like pose

 

PRICE - £ 1800.00

 

 

 

Ref - 1600

Very rare Gorilla head.

On cert 17NL252041/20

This is a pre convention specimen obtained before 1984 - super rare piece of antique taxidermy complete with E.U. CITES permit - valid for anyone 

 

PRICE - SOLD

 

Ref - 1836

Lovely Vintage Burchells Zebra skin - circa 1973

Slightly faded from the front end

 

PRICE - £ 325.00

 

 

Ref - 1636

A superb lion skin rug / wall hanging - mid 60,s with real teeth & huge claws.

A1 condition - very supple skin.

Ideal prayer mat or interior design.

 

Price £ 3350.00

Reserved - R Lett

 

 

 

Ref - 1621B

Super rare tiger skin rug made from 2 tiger skins - circa 1920 by Van-Ingen - Beautiful piece ideal for gentlemans libarary or wall hanging 

Prayer mat 

1.3 metres x 1.3 metres

PRICE - £1750.00

 

Reserved - G C 

 

 

 

 

Ref - 1711D

Black bear shoulder mount - Cites 2 - proof of legal import.

No other permits required unless it leaves the UK.

 

PRICE -  £ 775.00

 

Ref - PG 1

Taxidermy Nyala shoulder mount 

 

PRICE  -  £ 450.00

Ref - 1675

Boars Head

Taxidermy Boars head - very large with open mouth - superb interior design piece

 

PRICE - £ 325.00

 

Ref - 1652A

 

Taxidermy Bengal tiger skin by the taxidermist of Theobald Bros of Mysore - South India.

Circa - 1880 - 1900

Amazing fused glass eyes - fur in good colour and glossy

New felt edging with original canvas backing cloth showing Theobald factory scencil

Length - 2.7 metres

Width - 1.8 metres

 

PRICE - SOLD

 

Ref - 1455

Lovely antique Zebra skin in great condition - good quality felt backing cloth 

 

PRICE - £ 450.00

 

 

Ref - 1821 B

 Taxidermy Fallow buck

Beautiful new mount 

 

PRICE - £ 575.00

 

 

Ref - 1282

Taxidermy black panther head reproduction, made from calf skin - this can be export worldwide without any paperwork

 

PRICE - £ 1150.00

 

 

Ref - PG 2

Taxidermy red hartebeast - Lovely quality vintage mount

 

PRICE - £ 550.00

 

Ref - ST 3

Taxidermy Impala head - nice modern lightweight piece

 

PRICE - £ 325.00

 

 

 

 

 

Ref - 1531

Antique taxidermy Rhino / Rhinoceros head by the renowned Rowland Ward of London - circa 1922 - Tanganyika - Africa.

Horns are not real.

 

SOLD

 

 

Ref - PG 3

Antique taxidermy Sable Antelope - Lovely vintage piece

 

PRICE - £ 850.00

 

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Updated - 20th January 2022

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