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
Private collection, United Kingdom
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.