Carved Mermaid
Lot 21W
A carved and painted figurehead in the form of a mermaid
19th century 49-1/2 x 10 in. (125.7 x 25.4 cm.)
Sold for US$ 1,250 inc. premium
Lot Details
A carved and painted figurehead in the form of a mermaid
American, 19th century
with a delicately carved face, scales carved in relief, cinched waist, flowing skirt ending on a recumbent tail. the surface is distressed, showing areas down to the wood, gesso, and layers of paint, most of which is original.
49-1/2 x 10 in. (125.7 x 25.4 cm.)
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  1. Lindsay Kasin
    Auction Administration - Maritime
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  2. Gregg Dietrich
    Specialist - Maritime
    Bonhams
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    New York, 10022
    United States
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