A marine specimen: a puffer fish, Italy 1870.

Italy second half 19th century

2500 Euro

Taxidermy marine natural Wunderkammer specimen, the common Puffer fish Tetradontidae. The Specimen is stuffed and mounted over a base that rotates 360 degrees on its own axis and tilts and locked with a double-wing brass hinge. The rotating base is in gray-green lacquered wood. Eyes in glass paste. Italy circa 1870.

16,5” – 42 CM H 24” – 60 CM L 13” – 33 CM D

REF: M5495

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