A disarticulated skeletal display of a South East Asian Rhinoceros Beetle Chalcosoma Caucasus.
Lot 260
A disarticulated skeletal display of a South East Asian Rhinoceros Beetle Chalcosoma Caucasus.
Sold for £625 (US$ 1,050) inc. premium
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Lot Details
A disarticulated skeletal display of a South East Asian Rhinoceros Beetle Chalcosoma Caucasus.
In the manner of Claude Beauchene. In a glazed display case. 12.5x12.5x11ins. (32x32x28cm)

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  • Claude Beauchene was a mid 19th century French anatomist who developed a technique of "exploding" human skulls and mounting them on a series of wires in a disarticulated manner.
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  1. Lionel Willis
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