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

Trophy Heads & Skins - For Sale 

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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 1920's

History & provenence to be added after research.

 

PRICE - £ 6500.00

 

 

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 - 1735  Zebra shoulder wall mount

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

 

PRICE - SOLD

Ref - Priv 1

A fine Tiger head by Van-Ingen & Van-Ingen of Mysore, South India

Circa - early 20th century.

 

PRICE - on application

 

 

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 - £ 3250.00

 

 

Ref - 1812   Leopard skin rug / carpet

Leopard skin rug / carpet attributed to Rowland Ward.

Circa 1920 - 1940

 

PRICE - SOLD

 

 

 

Ref -1720 Leopard skin by Van-Ingen

 

Indian Leopard skin prepared by Van-Ingen of Mysore India.

Huge skin measuring 8ft long ( 2.44 metres )

A beautiful skin with all claws in place , superb modelled face.

Circa January 1936

Shot by Major R.H Stephens

 

PRICE - SOLD

 

 

 

 

 

Ref - 1618 Tiger skin 

Fabulous large tiger skin by Van-Ingen in near mint condition, glossy soft fur, strong colour - no repairs - no damage - Researching Circa 27th January 1932 - shot by J H Stewart 

One of the best tiger skins i have offered for sale

 

PRICE - SOLD

 

 

Ref - 1733 Tiger skin

Taxidermy tiger skin rug / prayer mat by Kalloo & Son / Superb condition having glossy rich fur and strong colour, felt edging with linen backing fabric.

Circa - 1900 - 1920

 

PRICE - £ 4250.00

RESERVED

 

 

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

Amrit

 

 

Ref - 1805

Early 20th century Leopard skin rug / Prayer matt by Tocher & Tocher of India.

Beautiful red felt border and canvas backing cloth

Leopard fur in excellent quality retaining a good colour 

1.95 metres long

1.30 metres wide

Circa 1920 - 1940

 

PRICE - SOLD

 

Ref- 1652 A 

 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 - 721 Snow Leopard skin

Taxidermy Snow leopard skin by Rowland Ward - circa 1900 - 1920 - amazing fluffy fur, massive tail 

Has been re backed 

 

Price - SOLD

 

 

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 - RCO 8

Antique spotted Hyena skin rug - head does contain a real skull,

Lovely vintage piece backed with black felt - skin and fur in great order - superbly modelled head 

 

 

PRICE - £1250.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ref - CARP

Beautiful Bengal tiger skin from Bhopal area in India - Circa 1942

Prepared by Van-Ingen.

This magnificent beast was shot by Brigadier W St J Carpendale in Sept 1942 

Carpendale was in charge of the 28th Indian Infantry Brigade and fought in Malaya in 1941 against the Japanese.

Copy of the Original input in the Van-Ingen order books

Great investment oppotunity with super provenance

 

Price -

SOLD 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ref - 1753

New mount stag head in fabulous condition, nice light weight mount with superb 12 point antlers

Royal Stag

 

PRICE - SOLD

 

 

 

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 - RODZ

Superb pair of rare Van- Ingen tiger head mounts both shot by Earl of Athlone in 1935

Superb provence and in amazing condition

A must for any serious historical taxidermy collector or interior designer.

 

SOLD

 

 

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 - 1753 A

Taxidermy stag head 

Short neck and smallish antlers which will fit in average height room

 

PRICE  -  £395.00

Ref - 1675

Boars Head

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

 

PRICE - £ 325.00

 

Ref - 1590

Taxidermy Bengal tiger head - by the great taxidermist Van-Ingen

Circa 1921

Nice medium sized head - some sympathetic restoration but still a super head

 

PRICE - SOLD

 

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 - 1513

Antique taxidermy black bear bust - superb unusual piece by John Burton

PRICE - SOLD

 

Ref - guest 6

Taxidermy clouded leopard skin with superb mounted head - early 20th century

 

PRICE - SOLD

 

Ref - 1435

Taxidermy coaching rug made from    Canadian Lynx skins - pre CITES - circa 1920 - dark green felt backing

 

PRICE - SOLD

 

 

Ref - guest 9

Taxidermy cheetah skin by Rowland Ward - circa 1920,s - super condition with excellent modelled head 

PRICE - SOLD

 

Ref - 1125

 

Lovely flat lion skin - excellent quality interior design piece - wall hanging - rug

circa 1965 

 

PRICE - SOLD

 

 

 

Ref - ST - Z

Antique zebra skin - bit worn in places - shabby Chic.

PRICE - sold

 

 

Ref - 1455

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

 

PRICE - £ 450.00

 

 

Ref - 1413D

 Taxidermy Polar Bear shoulder mount - large size head mounted by Rob Marshall of Stoke 

 

PRICE - £3250.00

 

 

Ref - 1282

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

 

PRICE - £ 1150.00

 

 

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Updated - 20th November 2021

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