08 août 2015

A Welsh taxidermy specimen of a polycephalic lamb (Ovis Aries, Early 20th century

A Welsh taxidermy specimen of a polycephalic lamb (Ovis Aries). The two-headed lamb seated, amongst a stony landscape with snails, branches and plants, in  Early 20th century; 15 ½ in. (39.5 cm.) high; 31 ½ in. (80 cm.) wide. Estimate: £3,000-5,000 ($4,650 - $7,750). Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2015. Provenance: By repute, purchased from a Welsh farming family Note: Apparently the lamb was born in 1906 and lived for two weeks. Polycephaly is the condition of having more than one head the term is derived from the... [Lire la suite]