Carved Fish Plaque of a Rare Sea Trout

Carved Fish Plaque of a Rare Sea Trout
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Carved Fish Plaque of a Rare Sea TroutCarved Fish Plaque of a Rare Sea Trout
John Tully (1862-1931) and Duhie Tully
Fochabers, Scotland, Ca. 1913.
Carved and painted wood, mahogany plaque.
Condition: Excellent condition with original paint, some craquelure to the varnish. Tight crack at the bottom of the tail, fin has been reset. Retaining appealing bright colors, this rare Tully model is in remarkable condition.  
Mr. Whitehead caught this sea trout while fishing on the island of Benbecula in the Outer Hebrides weighing 7lbs. 4 ozs., in 1913. This was the largest sea trout ever caught there. Whitehead commissioned the commemorative model through C. Farlow and Co., London, indicated by the stamp on the verso of panel.  
 
Dimensions: 
Panel measures: 10 1/2 x 32" w; Sea Trout measures: 26 1/4" w
Item ID: FA-WDCRVG 272