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Lot 109

A hippo skull

late 19th century
mounted on shield
the shield 64cm

Condition: Teeth all present, the bone shows signs of weathering(?) so maybe the skull was found as opposed to be a trphy. Old restoration to fron left rostrum. Sutures have opened again either suggesting weathering or an old specimen. there are no further details to confirm either way.
Dimensions: 64 x 48 x 42cm
Mount: age unkn ow but appears to have some age
Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000
Bidding ended. Lot is unsold.

Natural History, Taxidermy

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