Mid-20th Century Wooden Boat Prow from India For Sale
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Mid-20th Century Wooden Boat Prow from India

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A South Indian (Kerala) wooden boat prow from the mid-20th century, with custom stand. This vintage hand carved boat prow from Kerala is adorn with pierced curling volute, reminiscent of a curling wave. It is supported upon a custom black iron Stand, with flat rectangular base. These raised prows often decorated the boats of the Kerala, including the 100 ft long snake boats, or 'chundanvallams' as they are locally known. This midcentury Kerala boat prow, which once elegantly traversed the waters of South India, will make a splendid decorative, as well as conversational piece of art for your home.

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  • Place of Origin
  • Date of Manufacture
    Mid-20th Century
  • Condition Details
    Light wear throughout consistent with age and use. Please refer to the various additional photos for further condition details.
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions
    H 27 in. x W 21.25 in. x D 6 in.H 68.58 cm x W 53.98 cm x D 15.24 cm
  • Seller Location
    Atlanta, GA
  • Seller Reference Number
    Accessory #1963
  • Reference Number
    LU876414987662
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