Lot 173: Sold for £230 hammer

Estimate £250-£350

A cased taxidermy study of a bream in naturalistic setting by E.F. Spicer, labelled 'Bream, weight 6lb 6 ounces, Caught by C.P. Cowles at Bewdley, 7th July 1956', bears remnants of taxidermist's hand-written paper label to the reverse of the case, height 40cm and width 70cm.

Condition report
Fish appears to be in good condition. Colours are generally bright, but the gravel section of the river bed to each corner appears to have lifted slightly from the base.

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