gondola prow (ornament (water transport: accessories))

Brass ornament, possibly for a gondola, in the form of a horse with a flipper or fin instead of a fore leg, the body emerging as a curvilinear tail from flowing robes which extend from the base of the neck. Wire loops pass through an aperture in the horse’s mouth as if representing a bit, The ornament has been set on an oval brass plinth.

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