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Stern carving from a naval commissioner's barge
RS5910
basic info
FigID
F0021
InstID
EQA0419
Figurehead type
Stern Carving
Title
Stern carving from a naval commissioner's barge
Vessel name
Unidentified
Type (Naval/Merchant)
Naval
Copyright owner
© National Maritime Museum
Copyright notes
Photo: © National Maritime Museum
Current location
Kidbrooke Stores, National Maritime Museum
Location date
30/01/2013
physical info
Description
Stern carving from a naval commissioner's barge. The wooden carving is decorated with a foul anchor of the Navy Board, flanked by two dolphins with a lion's head above. Strings of pearls and shells are placed below the dolphins.
Maker
Unknown
Date made
Unknown
Place made
Unknown
Size
Materials
Wood; Polychrome Paint
Object history
Unknown
Vessel history
Identified as stern carving from a naval commissioner's barge.
Bibliography
Ownership info
Owner type
Public Institution
Owner name
National Maritime Museum
Contact details
Royal Museums Greenwich, London SE10 9NF
Ownership can be cited online
Yes
Accessible to public
By appointment
Data verified by owner
Yes
Date verified