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Figurehead , possibly from H.M.S. ORLANDO

SHIPCARVING - FIGUREHEADS
Figurehead
England
Circa 1858
Wood
H. 68 in.
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Figurehead of helmeted warrior believed to be from the British frigate HMS ORLANDO, (built at Pembroke Dock, Wales, UK, 1858) White pine. 2" high wedge-shaped letters carved on left face of lacing piece "H. M. S. ORLANDO". Carving of man with red hair and beard, wearing gold helmet with green feathers and chin strap, green and blue robe, gold mail. Ref: "Silent Pilots", pp. 22, 24, 84-85, 96, 100.

1934.83

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