Premier Fine Art & Antiques Auction
August 29, 2023
Below is just a small portion of the massive selection of high quality art & antiques to be featured in our upcoming August 29th 2023 auction! This auction will span multiple genres of collectibles, including Fine Paintings & Art, Jewelry & Silver, Orientalia, Rare Glass & Lamps, Early & Victorian Furniture, Decoys, Carvings, Coin-Op, & MORE!
NASH OF MAINE MEZZO TAXIDERMY MODEL OF TROUT
John Waldo Nash, Norway, Maine Taxidermist; late 19th, early 20th century. Known for his patent “Trout Mezzo” technique of mounting fish. The colorful trout mounted on a convex maple board signed beneath “Nash of Maine Pat’d April 21 1903”. The Mezzo Technique is the application of the original skin of the fish including the complete skull which is then attached to the pre-shaped board, painted then varnished. A glass eye is applied to the cavity in the head.
SIZE: 12″ x 24″.