13th February 2019 10:30 GMT/BST

Natural History & Taxidermy

 
Lot 19
 

19

Taxidermy: A Large Late Victorian Diorama of Asian Pheasants, by C Helstrip, 13, St Saviours Place

Taxidermy: A Large Late Victorian Diorama of Asian Pheasants, by C Helstrip, 13, St Saviours Place, York, specimens to include - two Golden Pheasant cock birds one perched upon a branch the other below amongst tall grasses and fauna, a female Golden Pheasant with head lowered and tail raised amongst fauna and grasses, a Lady Amherst's Pheasant cock bird perched upon a high branch with head arched back, a female Lady Amherst's Pheasant below perched upon moss covered faux rock work, all amongst tall grasses and fauna, a central large branch set against a painted woodland scene highlighted with pastel, enclosed within a large period ebonised single glass display case, 104cm by 53.5cm by 141cm, small taxidermists trade label to inside left, a full taxidermists full paper trade label to the verso C.Helstrip, Bird And Animal Preserver, 13, St Savious Place, York, Heads of Favourite Cattle, Deer

Estimated at £800 - £1,200


 

Auction: Natural History & Taxidermy, 13th February 2019

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