A Good Quality Mid 20thC Taxidermy Bison Head Mount

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Origin: American
Period: Mid/Late Twentieth Century
Provenance: Unknown
Date: c.1960-80
Depth: 25”
Height: 31”
Width: 23” (all at extremities, eg horns & hair)

The massive American bison (Bison bison) head and neck mount, also commonly known as the American buffalo, having a shaggy, long, dark brown winter coat and short curved horns, the whole preserved in excellent all round condition from the middle part of the twentieth century.

Exert from The Last Bison by Charles Mair

He was the last survivor of his clan!

Huge was his frame! the famed Burdash, so grown
To that enormous bulk whose presence filled
The very vale with awe. His shining horns
Gleamed black amidst his fell of floating hair–
His neck and shoulders, of the lion's build,

Were framed to toss the world.

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