Figure Head of a Man of War – 19th century

Carved and decorated figurehead of a half length ships officer with bicorn hat and a brass buttoned jacket. In his right hand a telescope, the other hand is gone in a battle or in a sailors bar.
Original surface with minor damage. Fine craftmanship.

Catalog: MA.1-05
Date: 1860-1880
HWL: 90x35x35 cm (35x13x13 in)
Signed: not signed
Origin: probably France or Spanish
Condition: overall in good condition, minor damage to the paint

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