A fine example of a 63 tooth sawfish rostrum of large proportions with excellent patina mounted on a vintage cast iron base sold with licence granted: CITES certificate No. 552616/01
Sawfish rostra were also highly coveted as “curios” by gentleman collectors, appearing in illustrations of wunderkammer (curiosities) as early as the 16th century.
Length with stand: 133cm
Length without: 115cm
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