Fine 26lb Salmon Form Fishing Trophy

Fine 26lb Salmon Form Fishing Trophy
By John and Dhuie Tully
Hand Carved and Painted Wood
Inscribed "26lb Salmon Killed by TB Watts on the Upper Orchy 25 July 1905"
Scottish, c.1905

48 ½" wide x 14 ¾" high x 2 ¾" deep

Carved by John Tully and hand painted by his wife Dhuie, this fine fishing trophy is a marvellous documentary example of their work. The Tullys were suppliers of bespoke fish models to Farlow's, the leading London fishing tackle specialists and this model bears the Farlow's stamp to the reverse.

Related Literature: Ronald S Swanson, "Fish Models, Plaques and Effigies" Meadow Run Press Inc., NJ USA 2009, p.147-152, plate 241

Ref: 5314

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