Fri, 10th Dec 2021 11:00

Medals, Militaria & Country Pursuits

Lot 398

Sold for £700

Lot details

An early 20th century taxidermy Tench (Tinca tinca) mounted in a naturalistic setting within a bow-front glazed display case, annotated to the front "Tench Caught by B. Ellins. August 6th 1911, Weight, 5ib's", bearing a label top right "Preserved By J. Cooper & Sons, 28 Radnor Street, St. Luke's, London, E.C." w.66, d.17, h.39cm.

Condition report

Background of case is stained to left hand side, with spots and creases along the top.

Split to case just behind the head, which runs top to bottom.

Taped to back of case and top edge.

Some wear to gilt banding.

No visible damage to the fish.

Condition reports must be considered as a matter of opinion and not fact.


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