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19th Century Mounted Sawfish Rostrum Bill


Code: 1051


W: 12cm (4.7")H: 58cm (22.8")D: 12cm (4.7")

An interesting and decorative 19th century Sawfish rostrum bill.

Sawfish, also known as Carpenter Sharks, are a family of Rays. They are characterised by a long, narrow, flattened rostrum, or nose extension, lined with sharp teeth in a way that resembles a saw.

This example was originally from the science department of an independant school in Dorset and is mounted on onyx for display.