Reserved c.1920’s Van Ingen – Tiger Skin Rug Snarling Head – (Panthera tigris)

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Reserved c.1920’s Van Ingen – Tiger Skin Rug Snarling Head – (Panthera tigris)

A Fantastic Van Ingen Tiger Skin Rug.
The tiger is the largest cat species, most recognisable for their pattern of dark vertical stripes on reddish-orange fur with a lighter underside.
Condition:

Overall good antique condition, the colours have remained very vibrant.

Early Van Ingen head manakin shape.

 

 Measurements:

  • Max Width: 225cm
  • Max Length: 313cm
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A Fantastic Van Ingen Tiger Skin Rug.
The tiger is the largest cat species, most recognisable for their pattern of dark vertical stripes on reddish-orange fur with a lighter underside.

Van Ingen & Van Ingen (1900–1999) were Indian taxidermists located in Mysore, South India, best known for their big cat taxidermy trophy mounts. The firm was established by Eugene Van Ingen in the 1890s. His sons later ran the business until it closed in 1999.

Van Ingen & Van Ingen served the highest in international nobility as well as the Maharajas of India, preserving their hunting trophies in the most lifelike poses and in the utmost beauty, with attention to detail like no other in their time of operation.

Condition:

Overall good antique condition, the colours have remained very vibrant.

Early Van Ingen head manakin shape.

Laws:

Tigers and all subspecies are protected under CITES Appendix 1 Annex A.
This piece is a “worked” item, produced before 1947 and therefore does not require a license to be sold within the UK.

 Measurements:

  • Max Width: 225cm
  • Max Length: 313cm
Weight field_5316594eca9eb kg
Dimensions field_53165954ca9ec x field_53165945ca9ea cm

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