Gastone - Gondola maker - An authentic Venetian gondola, 1965 - Wood- Mahogany

Description
Gastone - Gondola maker - An authentic Venetian gondola, 1965 - Wood- Mahogany
Italy - Second half 20th century


This gondola built 1965 by gondola maker Gastone. He was the last unique and authentic gondolas builder after the concept of 18 century. It is still in navigation until the end of this year, but can not be repaired as the main structure is rotten.

Therefore it is sold as a piece of art , extraordinary for a house / hotel entrance or museum. It can not be used for navigation! That is why it needs a new home.

It has unique brass work and a front iron handmade, the seats are made of velvet in dark blue, it comes with a oarlock and oar complete to stand in a showroom.
Every Venice lover will appreciate this masterpiece.


Lot details
Object
An authentic Venetian gondola, 1965
Material
Wood- Mahogany
Manufacturer/ Brand
Gastone - Gondola maker
Estimated Period
Second half 20th century
Country of Origin
Italy
Condition
Fair condition - heavily used & with possibly minor parts missing
Dimensions
160×140×11000 cm
Weight
700 kg
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