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A RARE VICTORIAN TAXIDERMY COLOBUS MONKEY (COLOBUS ANGOLENSIS) BY ROWLAND WARD (1848-1916)
 

England, 19th century

The black-and-white coloured primate hanging from an iron ring, his right arm stretched out.

 

H. 120 cm

Provenance:

Private collection, United Kingdom

Note:
The quality and finesse of this piece, as well as the fact that it is hanging suggests that this is a custom made piece by a member of the Ward family.