THE GOLDEN LION

'Scrimshaw' - i.e. faux whalebone, resin of comparatively recent manufacture. (Purporting to date from the late 1830s showing an image of the 1660s).

Image size: 4 1/2" x 3 1/2"

Generally good condition throughout.

Shows the stern of a large, three-masted vessel moored close to the coast with a smaller boat alongside. In fact, based on Willem van der Velde the Younger's 'Der Gouden Leeuw voor Amsterdam', circa 1670.

 

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