Wooden statue for on the rudder at the stern of a wooden ship.

Period:
18th century
Dimensions:
20 cm
Reference:
100-145

Price on request



Wooden statue for on the rudder at the stern of a wooden ship.

A beautifully carved rudderhead in the form of a "moor", with turban, feather, pearl-earrings and pearl necklace.
 
Small, refined rudderheads were used to decorate the tiller in the 18th century.
 
Dutch, 18th century.
 
A similar example is in the collection of the Fries Scheepvaart Museum at Sneek.

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