Anchor, hand-forged, of an ancient sailing ship - Iron (cast/wrought) - 19th century

Description
Anchor, hand-forged, of an ancient sailing ship - Iron (cast/wrought) - 19th century
Italy

Underwater artefact subsequently painted to be exposed outside a naval base. Interesting are the quadrangular section, typical of ancient hand wrought artefacts, and the large rivet combining the hoe to the stick. Complete of hoe and chain shackle. Height 1.40 m, weight approximately 100 kg.
Local pick up is highly recommended.

Lot details
Object
Anchor, hand-forged, of an ancient sailing ship
Material
Iron (cast/wrought)
Estimated Period
19th century
Country of Origin
Italy
Condition
Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
Dimensions
160×80×25 cm
Weight
90 kg
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