Natural History & Taxidermy

Date: 17th Apr, 2024 10:30 GMT/BST
The Auction Centre, Leyburn
Lots: 295

This April, Tennants Auctioneers are delighted to have been instructed to sell the Taxidermy Collection of Colonel Stephenson Robert Clarke, businessman, British Army officer, botanist, naturalist, ornithologist, horticulturist, art collector and landowner. The majority of the 61 lots are specimens taken by Stephenson Clarke on four hunting trips to Africa between 1909 and 1924 and were mounted by the renowned Rowland Ward Ltd of Piccadilly, London. Several of the lots are recorded in Rowland Ward's Records of Big Game (View Press Release). 

Tuesday 16 April 10am-5pm and morning of sale from 8am

Buyer's premium:
24.0% + VAT (28.8% in total)

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Collections:
Please note you will be required to remove your purchased items within two working days of the sale unless by prior arrangement. Collections are by appointment from Monday-Friday 8.30am-5pm. Saturday collections are only available when there is a sale and STRICTLY BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. To make an appointment call 01969 623780 or email reception@tennants-ltd.co.uk

Name: Robbie Bright
Email: robbie.bright@tennants-ltd.co.uk

Lot 1
Taxidermy: A Juvenile Alpine Ibex (Capra ibex),...

Sold for £120
Estimated at £100 - £150

Lot 2
Taxidermy: Gemsbok Oryx (Oryx gazella), late...

Sold for £320
Estimated at £200 - £300

Lot 3
Taxidermy: A Pair of South African Springbok...

Sold for £450
Estimated at £450 - £650

Lot 4
Taxidermy: Central Oribi (Ourebia hastata),...

Sold for £150
Estimated at £120 - £180

Lot 5
Taxidermy: South African Steenbok (Raphicerus...

Sold for £200
Estimated at £150 - £250

Lot 6
Taxidermy: Serengeti Topi (Damaliscus jimela),...

Sold for £280
Estimated at £250 - £350

Lot 7
Taxidermy: Eastern White-bearded Wildebeest...

Sold for £400
Estimated at £350 - £450

Lot 8
Taxidermy: Ellipsen or Common Waterbuck (Kobus...

Sold for £320
Estimated at £350 - £450

Lot 9
Taxidermy: Robert's Gazelle (Nanger granti...

Sold for £420
Estimated at £350 - £450

Lot 11
Taxidermy: Southern Grant's Gazelle (Nanger...

Sold for £400
Estimated at £300 - £400

Lot 12
Taxidermy: Jackson's or Lelwel Hartebeest...

Sold for £350
Estimated at £400 - £600

Lot 13
Taxidermy: Cape Bushbuck (Tragelaphus...

Sold for £250
Estimated at £250 - £350

Lot 14
Taxidermy: Roan Antelope (Hippotragus equinus...

Sold for £320
Estimated at £350 - £450

Lot 15
Taxidermy: Ward's or Eastern Bohor Reedbuck...

Sold for £180
Estimated at £200 - £300

Lot 16
Taxidermy: A Superb Recreation of a Black...

Not Sold
Estimated at £3,000 - £5,000

Lot 17
Taxidermy: Maasai Klipspringer (Oreotragus...

Sold for £220
Estimated at £180 - £280

Lot 18
Taxidermy: A Pair of East African Steenbok...

Sold for £380
Estimated at £300 - £400

Lot 19
Taxidermy: Maasai Klipspringer (Oreotragus...

Sold for £280
Estimated at £180 - £280

Lot 20
Taxidermy: East African Steenbok (Raphicerus...

Sold for £250
Estimated at £180 - £280

Lot 21
Taxidermy: Common Impala (Aepyceros Melampus),...

Sold for £450
Estimated at £400 - £600

Lot 22
Taxidermy: Central Oribi (Ourebia hastata),...

Sold for £180
Estimated at £180 - £280

Lot 23
Taxidermy: Thomson's Gazelle (Eudorcas...

Sold for £400
Estimated at £250 - £350

Lot 24
Taxidermy: Thomson's Gazelle (Eudorcas...

Sold for £300
Estimated at £250 - £350

Lot 25
Taxidermy: Ellipsen or Common Waterbuck (Kobus...

Sold for £320
Estimated at £350 - £450

Lot 26
Taxidermy: Southern Gerenuk (Litocranius...

Sold for £550
Estimated at £600 - £800

Lot 27
Taxidermy: Beisa Oryx (Oryx beisa), dated 1912,...

Sold for £650
Estimated at £400 - £600

Lot 28
Taxidermy: Cape Buffalo (Syncerus caffer),...

Sold for £1,500
Estimated at £800 - £1,200

Lot 31
Taxidermy: Southern Grant's Gazelle (Nanger...

Sold for £280
Estimated at £250 - £350

Lot 32
Taxidermy: Northern Grant's Gazelle (Nanger...

Sold for £300
Estimated at £250 - £350

Lot 33
Taxidermy: Red-fronted Gazelle (Eudorcas...

Sold for £320
Estimated at £280 - £380

Lot 34
Taxidermy: A Rare Speke's Gazelle (Gazella...

Sold for £850
Estimated at £300 - £400

Lot 35
Taxidermy: Somali Klipspringer (Oreotragus...

Sold for £280
Estimated at £180 - £280

Lot 36
Taxidermy: Dibatag (Ammodorcas clarkei), dated...

Sold for £4,200
Estimated at £350 - £450

Lot 37
Taxidermy: Livingstone's Eland (Taurotragus...

Sold for £550
Estimated at £600 - £800

Lot 38
Taxidermy: East African Bush Duiker...

Sold for £170
Estimated at £180 - £280

Lot 39
Taxidermy: Eastern White-bearded Wildebeest...

Sold for £450
Estimated at £350 - £450

Lot 40
Taxidermy: Southern Sable Antelope...

Sold for £700
Estimated at £600 - £800

Lot 41
Taxidermy: Blesbok (Damaliscus phillipsi),...

Sold for £300
Estimated at £200 - £300

Lot 42
Taxidermy: Roan Antelope (Hippotragus equinus),...

Sold for £320
Estimated at £350 - £450

Lot 43
Taxidermy: Crayshaws or Common Waterbuck...

Sold for £320
Estimated at £350 - £450

Lot 44
Taxidermy: Lichtenstein’s Hartebeest...

Sold for £380
Estimated at £400 - £600

Lot 45
Taxidermy: Red Lechwe (Kobus leche), dated...

Sold for £450
Estimated at £500 - £700

Lot 47
Taxidermy: Southern Puku (Kobus vardonii...

Sold for £400
Estimated at £250 - £350

Lot 48
Taxidermy: Common Reedbuck (Redunca arundinum),...

Sold for £190
Estimated at £200 - £300

Lot 49
Taxidermy: Pelzeln's Gazelle (Gazella...

Sold for £680
Estimated at £300 - £400

Lot 50
Taxidermy: Central Oribi (Ourebia hastata),...

Sold for £200
Estimated at £180 - £280

Lot 51
Taxidermy: Defassa Waterbuck (Kobus defassa),...

Sold for £550
Estimated at £400 - £600

Lot 52
Taxidermy: Sitatunga (Tragelaphus spekii),...

Sold for £300
Estimated at £300 - £400

Lot 53
Taxidermy: Jackson's or Lelwel Hartebeest...

Sold for £350
Estimated at £400 - £600

Lot 54
Taxidermy: Common Warthog (Phacochoerus...

Sold for £220
Estimated at £250 - £350

Lot 55
Taxidermy: Uganda Kob (Kobus thomasi), circa...

Sold for £450
Estimated at £300 - £400

Lot 56
Taxidermy: A Superb Recreation of a Northern...

Not Sold
Estimated at £3,000 - £5,000

Lot 58
Antlers/Horns: A Set of Nubian Ibex Horns and...

Sold for £150
Estimated at £150 - £250

Lot 60
Animal Furniture: A Grévy's Zebra Hide...

Not Sold
Estimated at £400 - £600

Lot 61
Taxidermy: Indian Blackbuck (Antilope...

Sold for £350
Estimated at £300 - £400

Lot 62
Taxidermy: A Very Rare Hirola or Hunter's...

Sold for £3,000
Estimated at £3,000 - £4,000

Lot 63
Taxidermy: A Cased Rock Ptarmigan (Lagopus...

Sold for £130
Estimated at £120 - £180

Lot 64
Taxidermy: Northern Grants Gazelle (Nanger...

Sold for £110
Estimated at £120 - £180

Lot 65
Taxidermy: A Cased Pair of Red-breasted...

Sold for £200
Estimated at £250 - £350

Lot 66
Taxidermy: Red Lechwe (Kobus leche), circa...

Sold for £130
Estimated at £150 - £200

Lot 68
Taxidermy: South African Giraffe (Giraffa...

Not Sold
Estimated at £3,000 - £4,000

Lot 69
Taxidermy: A Cased Pair of Mallard Ducks (Anas...

Sold for £100
Estimated at £120 - £180

Lot 70
Taxidermy: Black Wildebeest (Connochaetes...

Sold for £220
Estimated at £150 - £250

Lot 72
Antlers/Horns: A Collection of European...

Sold for £170
Estimated at £150 - £250

Lot 73
Taxidermy: A Cased Saker Falcon (falco...

Sold for £500
Estimated at £450 - £550

Lot 74
Taxidermy: Alpine Chough & Young (Pyrrhocorax...

Sold for £170
Estimated at £150 - £200

Lot 75
Taxidermy: A Cased Pair of Northern Bobwhite...

Sold for £110
Estimated at £120 - £180

Lot 76
Taxidermy: Western Tsessebe (Damaliscus...

Sold for £120
Estimated at £120 - £180

Lot 78
Skeletons/Anatomy: A Cased Baby Hippopotamus...

Not Sold
Estimated at £5,000 - £7,000

Lot 79
Taxidermy: A Cased Wompoo Fruit Dove...

Sold for £130
Estimated at £150 - £200

Lot 80
Taxidermy: A Cased European Eagle Owl (Bubo...

Sold for £1,300
Estimated at £1,500 - £2,500

Lot 81
Taxidermy: South African Steenbok (Raphicerus...

Sold for £120
Estimated at £120 - £180

Lot 82
Taxidermy: A Cased Black Legbar Hen (Gallus...

Sold for £90
Estimated at £120 - £180

Lot 83
Taxidermy: South African Springbok (Antidorcas...

Sold for £150
Estimated at £150 - £200

Lot 84
Taxidermy: A Late Victorian Cased Hare Leveret...

Sold for £160
Estimated at £150 - £200

Lot 85
Taxidermy: Vervet Monkey (Chlorocebus...

Sold for £350
Estimated at £180 - £280

Lot 86
Taxidermy: A Victorian Cased Common Gull...

Sold for £220
Estimated at £150 - £200

Lot 87
Taxidermy: A European Hare Mask (Lepus...

Sold for £190
Estimated at £120 - £180

Lot 89
Taxidermy: Blue Wildebeest (Connochaetes...

Sold for £180
Estimated at £200 - £300

Lot 91
Taxidermy: Cape Greater Kudu (Strepsiceros...

Sold for £320
Estimated at £350 - £450

Lot 92
Taxidermy: A Wall Cased Common Swift (Apus...

Sold for £170
Estimated at £180 - £280

Lot 93
Taxidermy: African Scops Owl (Otus...

Not Sold
Estimated at £300 - £400

Lot 95
Taxidermy: Bengal Tiger Skin (Panthera tigris...

Sold for £950
Estimated at £400 - £600

Lot 96
Taxidermy: A Cased Common Raven (Corvus corax),...

Sold for £350
Estimated at £350 - £450