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Transom or stern carving - unidentified
RS6929
basic info
FigID
F0110
InstID
EQA0434
Figurehead type
Stern Carving
Title
Transom or stern carving - unidentified
Vessel name
Unknown
Type (Naval/Merchant)
Unknown
Copyright owner
© National Maritime Museum
Copyright notes
Image: © National Maritime Museum
Current location
Kidbrooke Stores, NMM
Location date
12/02/2013
physical info
Description
Transom. Stern carving decorated with two foliage scrolls and two female heads with drop earrings and pearls in their hair. From an unidentified vessel.
Maker
Unknown
Date made
Unknown
Place made
Unknown
Size
H122 x W498 x D33 cms
Materials
Wood
Object history
Shown over the dockyard gate at Sheerness during the early 1930's in a photograph in the Richard Hunter collection.
Vessel history
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