15th January 2021 10:30 GMT/BST

The Historical Collection of Natural History & Taxidermy from Hodnet Hall

 
Lot 2115
 

2115

Taxidermy: A Monumental Cased Diorama of Australian Marsupials, Animals, Birds & Reptiles,...

Taxidermy: A Monumental Cased Diorama of Australian Marsupials, Animals, Birds & Reptiles, circa 1892, Queensland, Australia, by Rowland Ward '' The Jungle'', 166 Piccadilly, London, a very large cased diorama of various specimens, all mounted within a jungle themed setting of bamboo, tall grasses and reeds, comprising a full family of Kangaroo's, a Koala Bear clinging to a tree branch, Pelican, Black-necked Stork, a Python coiled around a tree branch, two Tawny Frogmouth's, two Laughing Kookaburra's, two Fruit bats, Goanna Lizard, Bearded Dragon, Rainbow Lorikeet, Torresian Imperial Pigeon, set against a pale papered back drop, enclosed within a very large oak framed three-glass floor standing display case, 244cm by 103cm by 213cm, bearing copper shield - ''Queensland, Collected by A.H.P, - A.H.H.P, - J.R.H.P, 1892'', Rowland Ward wax trade stamp to front glass upper left.

Sold for £25,000
Estimated at £10,000 - £15,000


 

Auction: The Historical Collection of Natural History & Taxidermy from Hodnet Hall, 15th January 2021

The Historical Collection of Natural History & Taxidermy from Hodnet Hall

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