A TAXIDERMY TORTOISESHELL

Early 20th century


With an overall dark brown patina.
 

L. approx. 40 cm

Provenance:

Private collection, United Kingdom

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A TAXIDERMY RED-FOOTED TORTOISESHELL (CHLENOIDIS CARBONARIUS)

Early 20th century (with certificate)

 

With a light aged patina, the yellow spots bright.
 

L. approx. 25 cm

Provenance:

Private collection, United Kingdom

A TAXIDERMY AFRICAN LEOPARD TORTOISE SHELL (STIGMOCHELYS PARDALIS)

19th century

 

With a rich caramel brown patina of usage. 
 

L. approx. 46 cm

Provenance:

Private collection, United Kingdom

A PAIR OF TAXIDERMY AFRICAN LEOPARD TORTOISE SHELL (STIGMOCHELYS PARDALIS)

Late 19th/ early 20th century

 

With a rich caramel brown patina of usage, possibly waxed.
 

L. approx. 40 cm

Provenance:

Private collection, United Kingdom