A SELDOMLY SEEN LARGE TAXIDERMY CALIFORNIA SEA LION (ZALOPHUS CALIFORNIANUS) POSSIBLY BY ROWLAND WARD (1848-1912)


Late 19th century

Magnificently realistic mount, resting on its belly.

L. 214 cm

Provenance:
Museum collection, United Kingdom

Note:
Considering the excellent workmanship in this specimen, and the size of it, it is most likely made by Rowland Ward for a museum as he was the go-to taxidermist for museum collections.