Lrge Rare 16thC Portuguese Antique Carved Oak Ships Figurehead Depicting a Saint
PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS IS AN EXCEPTIONALLY HEAVY FIGURE IN OAK. Stunning Large & Rare 16th Century Portuguese Antique Ships Figurehead Depicting a Saint. This is one that should be in a museum! By repute salvaged from a Portuguese Galleon. Carved in the round and standing full length, this figure is depicted wearing a traditional biretta (hat) and vestment. The lace work to his clothing has been beautifully and intricately carved. Sourced from a private Kent-based collection where it was previously mounted above a fireplace in a large house. Surface wear commensurate with age. Wear and losses to the back of the head but these cannot be seen from the front. This figure displays very well.
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These can be viewed at our shop based in Little Walsingham, Norfolk, NR22 6BN. The item "Lrge Rare 16thC Portuguese Antique Carved Oak Ships Figurehead Depicting a Saint" is in sale since Thursday, November 14, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Woodenware\Carved Figures/Models". The seller is "holtantiquesltd" and is located in Walsingham. This item can be shipped to North, South, or Latin America, all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, Australia.
- Style/ Period: Gothic
- Product: Carved Figures
- Age: Pre-1800
- Primary Material: Wood/ Woodenware
- Sub-Type: Oak
- Product Sub-Type: people
- Original/Repro: Original