Lot 552 (Medals & Militaria with Country Pursuits, 14th December 2018)

Sold for £1,250

Lot details

A pair of early 20th century taxidermy toucans (Ramphastos toco) each mounted on a branch in a naturalistic setting within a glazed display case, bearing a label to the case back for J. Needham, Naturalist 88 Southwark Bridge Road. w.66, d.24, h.70cm.

Condition report

Split to back right of backboard running from top almost completely through to the bottom.

Further split to top left corner.

Small split to top of case where hanging bracket has been mounted.

Water marks to both outside edges.

Condition of birds good, colours strong.

Naturalistic setting good.

Some movement.

Taped to top and bottom edges of case.


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