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Lot #101
DepartmentGeneral Marine
Sold For$16,000.00(hammer price)
 $19,200.00(price including buyer's premium)
Last UpdatedOctober 16, 2019

Description

WHALESHIP FIGUREHEAD 19th Century
Beautifully carved in the form of the bust of a woman supported on blue scrolls. Woman with elaborately curled hair, long dangling earrings, pink lips, a cap-sleeved dress and a red swag draped across her bust. Retains some original paint. Excellent dry patina. Height 16.
Provenance:
The Estate of Clifford Ashley.

The Collection of Paul Vardeman."

Condition

Wear commensurate with age and use. Generally well preserved.

The description of the item above may not be the final version used in the catalog. The descriptions are as yet unedited and may contain mistakes. The description, estimates and photos could all be wrong. In rare cases they may not end up in this sale. Once the items have received their lot number the descriptions will have been changed if needed.

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