Wall unit, Marquetry world map

Description
Wall unit, Marquetry world map
England - 1900-1949 - Wood

Special large-size marquetry wall map made of various wood types on a multiplex surface. With details such as a compass rose and sailing ships. The four wind directions are personified by putti blowing.
From England. Given the style of the putti and the horizontal bands, probably made in the thirties or forties. Possibly from a passenger ship.
The four corners with holes for wall mounting, covered by the frame.

Lot details
Object
Marquetry world map, Wall unit
Material
Wood
Estimated Period
1900-1949
Country of Origin
England
Condition
Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
Dimensions
203×127×2 cm
Weight
20 kg
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