AMERICAN SHIP FIGUREHEAD-LADY ROSE
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 AMERICAN SHIP FIGUREHEAD-LADY ROSE


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THIS AMERICAN SHIP FIGUREHEAD OF A WOMAN IN YELLOW TRIM ON HER DRESS AND A ROSE IN HER HAIR AND ON HER DRESS. A HALF LENGTH FIGURE CARVED IN RED PINE IN THE ROUND. PROBABLY NEW ENGLAND. DATES TO C. 1820-40. 25 3/8" TALL. EX. COLLECTION OF WELL KNOWN COLLECTOR GEORGE HARDING AND THE CHICAGO ART INSTITUTE. SOLD AT NORTHEAST AUCTION MARITIME SALE SOME YEARS AGO. SOME RESTORATION, PROBABLY AROUND 1940.    

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