Edward Aagaard Mid-Century Danish Bronze Model Viking Ship on Stand

Edward Aagaard Mid-Century Danish Bronze Model Viking Ship on Stand

Code: MT1081

Dimensions:

W: 15cm (5.9")H: 38cm (15")L: 39.5cm (15.6")

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A stylish and impressive Danish mid-century bronze model of a Viking ship designed by Edward Aagaard and dating from around 1960. Made in Copenhagen the heavily made ship has a raised dragon figure head to the fore and a raised tail to the rear with ornate detail. The hull is modelled as constructed from reveted wooden planks with ornate shields resting along the edge and with oar holes to the hull below. This is repeated to both sides. A wooden mast supports a large sail decorated with an eagle in red enamel and is supported with wired rigging with a flag to the top of the mast. The ship has an ornate rudder to the rear which is also marked Aagaard Inc COPENHAGEN DENMARK. The ship comes with a fitted wooden display stand. A fine display piece of typical Danish quality. 

Provenance: acquired in the British art market.

In good condition.