A large ship's figurehead, 54x16x19ins. (137x41x48cm)
Lot 8W
A large ship's figurehead, 54x16x19ins. (137x41x48cm)
Sold for £7,500 (US$ 12,606) inc. premium
Auction Details
A large ship's figurehead, 54x16x19ins. (137x41x48cm) A large ship's figurehead, 54x16x19ins. (137x41x48cm) A large ship's figurehead, 54x16x19ins. (137x41x48cm) A large ship's figurehead, 54x16x19ins. (137x41x48cm) A large ship's figurehead, 54x16x19ins. (137x41x48cm)
Lot Details
A large ship's figurehead,
in the form of a female figure in 19th century costume, lace dress and beaded necklace with a floral headband. Right arm across the breast, left arm at the side. Timber construction with polychrome paint finish. 54x16x19ins. (137x41x48cm)

Footnotes

  • From a vessel called the Mary Trail. This figurehead was bought by Mr Norris Wood of Orkney from John Copeland of Kirkwall in about 1948. Trail is an Orkney name and the Mary Trail is thought to have been involved in sailing between the northern Orkney Islands.
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Contacts
  1. Lionel Willis
    Specialist - Maritime
    Bonhams
    Work
    Montpelier Street
    London, SW7 1HH
    United Kingdom
    Work +44 20 7393 3804
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