Black Rock Galleries

Draft/ Important Admiral Horatio Nelson 19th C. English Ship's Figurehead- Ex H.M.S. Boreas

PRICE $9,500.00

Item #: 94797
Condition: Good - shows age but many years left, minor expected wear
Dimensions: 14" x 21" x 47"
Categories: Art , Sculpture
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DETAILS:

Carved and painted wood from the 21 gun Frigate H.M.S. Boreas. Mounted on a wood box with identifying plaque.
Nelson is shown with his short white wavy hair and dressed in the uniform that he wore at the seminal Battle of Trafalgar, and wearing medals.
He is shown minus his right hand that was lost in a previous naval battle, and holds a telescope in his left hand.
He died of his wounds at Trafalgar making him one of the most revered heroes in English history.

the figure with many expected cracks and losses to the paint overall, worn wood base

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