17thc carved panel of a Hippocampus. Flemish.C1660-80
Code: MS sold
Dimensions:W: 9" (22.9 cm)H: 16" (40.6 cm)D: 0.2" (0.5 cm)
An early carving out of Chestnut, showing a Hippocampus, which is a genus of small fishes with horse-like head and neck, the sea horse. The carving has come from a panelled room or a piece of elaborate furniture and has fine detail and composition.