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South Indian Carved Wood Boat Prow on Custom Stand, Unique Nautical Decor!



A South Indian (Kerala) wooden boat prow from the mid-20th century, with custom stand. This hand-carved boat prow from Kerala is adorn with pierced curling volute, a metal strip accented along it's top, and incised carvings at the sides. The piece is shown on a custom Stand. 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 mid-century 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.


  • Dimensions
    Height: 38.75 in. (98.43 cm)Width: 41 in. (104.14 cm)Depth: 9 in. (22.86 cm)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    Mid-20th Century
  • Condition
    Additions or alterations made to the original: Addition of custom iron stand. Wear consistent with age and use. Normal wear throughout consistent with age and use. Please see the various additional photos for further condition detail.
  • Seller Location
    Atlanta, GA
  • Reference Number
    Seller: Accessories #7261stDibs: LU87649282721

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    Ships From: Atlanta, GA
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 3 days of delivery.

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