Vintage Replica of a Mid 19th Century Ship's Figurehead - Wood - mid 20th century

Description
Vintage Replica of a Mid 19th Century Ship's Figurehead - Wood - mid 20th century
American

For sale, a good hand-carved male figurehead dressed in the style typical of the mid 19th century. Ramon Parga who died in 2007 was a well-reknowned American Scrimshaw expert, collector, and woodcarver from Florida, United States. It is known from the sale of his private collection that he had carved a series of figureheads that bare a strong resemblance in style to this example. Some figureheads he signed although this example is not marked.



Lot details
Object
Vintage Replica of a Mid 19th Century Ship's Figurehead
Material
Wood
Designer/ Artist
Ramon Parga possibly
Estimated Period
Mid 20th century
Country of Origin
American
Condition
Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
Dimensions
35×35×83 cm
Weight
18 kg
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