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Lot 69

Large antique carved and polychrome painted ships figure head, masthead, supported with early forged iron, believed to be late 18th. C., set on a custom made stand. As the story goes, ‘found in a warehouse in Gloucester, MA in the 1930’s and acquired by the consignor from the 93 yr. old daughter of the gentleman who discovered it’. This is an impressive piece. Masthead 48’’H x 38’’L, on stand 68’’H. Condition: expected weathering, paint wear and loss

(Estimate: $2000-3000. Note: This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)

Large antique carved and polychrome painted ships figure head, masthead, supported with early forged iron, believed to be late 18th. C., set on a custom made stand. As the story goes, ‘found in a warehouse in Gloucester, MA in the 1930’s and acquired by the consignor from the 93 yr. old daughter of the gentleman who discovered it’. This is an impressive piece.
Masthead 48’’H x 38’’L, on stand 68’’H. 
Condition: expected weathering, paint wear and loss

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