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Post by NaomiM on November 2nd 2019, 12:53 am

Carved head which was once mounted on a larger piece, maybe an item of furniture.
Not sure of the country of origin. I’m guessing Spain or Portugal. I think it’s a dog’s head, along with hair and feathers on the ‘helmet’. Maybe an 18thC sailor or trader?

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Post by dantheman on November 2nd 2019, 9:49 am

do you think it may have been carved from reclaimed wood? I'm thinking maritime, sailor made, folk art

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Post by NaomiM on November 2nd 2019, 10:20 am

I’m thinking Maritime too, but I don’t think it’s reclaimed wood, although I don’t know what the wood is. It’s too light to be oak. Poplar, maybe. It’s been carved with a notch front and back, and holes through the sides for a wooden dowel. So made to fit on something.

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