Lot 42 (Out of the Ordinary, 13th February 2018)

A 'Feejee' mermaid

A 'Feejee' mermaid,
19th century, a Victorian hoax, a novelty taxidermy specimen constructed from part fish, part monkey, and then preserved, presented on a display stand,
112cm long, 34cm high

Sold for £4,700

Condition report
Generally very good condition. A few age splits to the skin, please see additional images.