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Taxidermy

Philips Auctions regularly has a range of taxidermy for sale at our Melbourne auction house. During our regular Fine & Decorative Arts auctions, you will come across items to suit all tastes.

Some of our recent taxidermy items include:

  • animal heads
  • skins
  • jaws, skulls and other bones
  • birds
  • spiders

Selection of items from our recent sales


A FINE AFRICAN PLAINS ZEBRA HEAD (EQUUS QUAGGA)
A shoulder mounted taxidermic specimen
Height: 80cm Width: 33cm Depth: 77cm


A LEOPARD SKIN (PANTHERA PARDUS)
A full unmounted pelt
Length: 208cm Width: 120cm

In terms of taxidermy animals, this skin is a central feature of any room it goes in!


AN ANTIQUE TAWNY FROGMOUTH (PODARGUS STRIGOIDES)
The taxidermic specimen naturalistically posed on a log
Height: 39.5cm


A SET OF AFRICAN LION JAWS (PANTHERA LEO)
With a timber display pedestal
Jaws - Height: 15.5cm Length: 24cm Width: 24cm
Pedestal - Height: 25cm Length: 23cm Width: 23cm


A SCHOOL OF TWELVE PIRHANA (PYGOCENTRUS NATTERERI)
A rare taxidermic group
Length: 17cm


AN ANTIQUE SET OF WHITE POINTER JAWS (CARCHARODON CARCHARIAS)
Height: 24cm Width: 25cm Depth: 13cm

To view our latest catalogue and see all our upcoming taxidermy at our next Melbourne Auction,
click on the Fine & Decorative Arts button on the top right hand side of this page.

Fine & Decorative Arts

Sunday 14th June 2020
Commencing at 12:00 pm
Rooms open 11am for Registration
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Modern & Antique Jewellery

Monday 15th June 2020
Commencing at 6:00 pm
Rooms open 3pm for Registration
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Online Auctions

Open for bidding Fri 9th July
Closing Mon 21st July at 8pm

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