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Lot #632
Frank Zappa's Ornamented Animal Skull

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Estimate: $1000+
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Large ornamented animal skull from the personal collection of Frank Zappa. The skull, which appears to belong to a type of buffalo, weighs approximately 26.5 lbs, measures 25″ x 24″ x 13″, and is festooned with a variety of wooden and metal embellishments, with faux eyes, muzzle, jowls, and ears, with the bulk of the head lined with small human skull plates. In fine condition.

Provenance: Julien's Auctions, Icons & Idols: Rock n' Roll 2016, Featuring Property from the Estate of Frank Zappa, November 2016.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autograph and Artifacts, Ft. Art and Literature
  • Dates: #610 - Ended June 16, 2021