A mounted rhinoceros horn Early 20th century, by Rowland Ward, London

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Lot 448Y
A mounted rhinoceros horn
Early 20th century, by Rowland Ward, London

Sold for £ 60,000 (US$ 76,996) inc. premium
A mounted rhinoceros horn
Early 20th century, by Rowland Ward, London
The oak shield-shaped backplate bearing a paper label to the reverse 'The Jungle/TRADE MARK/Rowland Ward/167 Piccadilly/London', and incised with the initials R.W. and numbered in white paint 2325,
The shield-shaped plaque 55.5cm high, the protrudence 46cm from the backplate

Footnotes

  • There is an early 20th century photograph depicting a relative of the deceased vendor shortly after he shot the Rhinoceros available for inspection but is not sold with the lot.
    Potential bidders are reminded that this lot is subject to CITES restrictions. Export licenses are granted on a case-by-case basis and you should seek advice from your shipping company before bidding if you intend to export this lot.

    CITES: Appendix 1, Annex A (exempt)
A mounted rhinoceros horn Early 20th century, by Rowland Ward, London
A mounted rhinoceros horn Early 20th century, by Rowland Ward, London
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