Antique Ship's Log Desk Ornament, English, Brass, Maritime Instrument, C.1920
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About this item
This is an antique ship's log desk ornament. An English, brass and oak maritime display instrument, dating to the early 20th century, circa 1920.
Charming nautical interest, presented for display
Displaying a desirable aged patina and in good order
Polished brass casing presents superb golden tonality
Quality oak plinth shows fine grain interest and light caramel hues
Cherub Mk.II log dial mounted upon a fixed bracket
Ceramic dial set behind an opening glass porthole door - some age related loss present
Annotated with a main log of 0-100 miles, with an auxiliary dial for 1-10 miles
Replete with the distinctive trailing fin and hook
Extensively engraved to rear of log with the Thos. Walker maker's mark
Thomas Walker of Birmingham further noted upon the dial
T.W. Anchor trade mark engraved to each trailing fin
This is a striking antique ship's log desk ornament, offering captivating appeal for those of a nautical interest. Mounted upon a quality plinth. Delivered polished and ready to display.
Max Width: 27.5cm (10.75'')
Max Depth: 28cm (11'')
Max Height: 42cm (16.5'').
Origin : United Kingdom
Manufacture Date : Circa 1920
Materials : Brass
Hele, United Kingdom
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