Queen Boadicea Carved Wood Figurehead

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Queen Boadicea Carved Wood Figurehead

AEOLOGY at RELIC ANTIQUES
Carved Wooden Figurehead of celebrated ancient British Queen 'Boadicea' which was made for a London Pub in St.Katharine's Dock., in the early years of 20th century.

Boadicea, Queen of the Iceni tribe, now often also known as 'Boudicca' famously led a rebellion in AD 60 against Roman rule in Britain, having been finally defeated by the Roman governor Gaius Suetonius Paulinus at a battle in the St.Pancras area of London. The magnificent carved wooden effigy of the Queen came from the 19th century Dockside pub known as 'The Queen'. The Figurehead was carved between 1900-1930, one of two carvings, the other. also for sale here, of the Roman Governor Paulinus, who governed Britain during the years of the rebellion, while the Emperor Nero infamously reigned in Rome .

The heavy carved oak figurehead , created in the exact style of a Figurehead on the prow of a Ship, measures 53" tall x 24" wide x 34" deep. In good condition with traces of old paint still showing.

Dimensions: 

  • H: 135cm (53in)
  • W: 61cm (24in)
  • D: 86cm (34in)

Period: 

1900 -1930

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AEOLOGY at RELIC ANTIQUES

The Antique Warehouse
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A pioneer in decorative antiques, Malcolm has been in the business since giving up law studies and given his passion for French and Mediterranean art and traditions, it seems apt that his London shop/warehouse nestles beside the Eurostar Rail Terminus at London's St Pancras Station.

One of the foremost dealers in naive objects, folk art, fairground carvings and the visually decorative, he is driven by his love for objects that fire the imagination. Renowned for unearthing pieces with a rare magical quality, he sources the original, the one-off and the inspiration for regular long time clients and dealers or for newer contacts seeking either something beautiful for their homes or just the making of a good investment.

A visit to Relic Antiques 'Antique Warehouse' is guaranteed to open a door to a star quality stock. Expect the unexpected, from simple craftsman made pieces, or the flippantly amusing like period shop signs and fairground art, to the more sophisticated such as charming paintings and unusual examples of country furniture.

When in London visit the 'Antique Warehouse' which is located at 133-135 Pancras Road, London NW1 1UN and though normally open late afternoons only (3pm-6pm) on weekdays and 1pm-5pm on Saturdays, it is always worth calling ahead to make sure we are open. Also by appointment. Telephone +44 (0)7831 785059.

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