Whaling or Coastal Compass in binnacle of limewood – A.J. Schokking, Amsterdam, 19th century

Whaling or Coastal Compass in binnacle of limewood – A.J. Schokking, Amsterdam, 19th century

Stock Number: Catalog: NM.1-27

E 875,=

Well preserved 19th century, dry card whaling compass with attractive hand-painted 32-point rose.

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Categories: Navigational instruments, Other Maritime Antiques

Description

Well preserved 19th century, dry card whaling compass with attractive hand-painted 32-point rose. On the rose the name of the maker, north with fleur de lis, east – direction Jerusalem – with simple mark. The inside of the binnacle is painted white with lubber’s line.
Made by Arend Juriaan Schokking jr., Oude Waal (Rokin), Amsterdam.

Date: 1826-1850
H: 9,4 cm  (3 6/8 in)
D binnacle: 12,7 cm   (5 in)
D lid: 14,3 cm (5 5/8 in)
Signed: A.J. SCHOKKING Jr. * IN AMSTERDAM *
Origin: Netherlands
Condition: perfect, on the lid a restauration of minor importance

 

 

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Welcome to the catalogue of Archipel International Maritime Gallery, specialist in nautical antiques and collectables.
Archipel International Maritime Galery in the Netherlands, sets itself to maritime objects, globes and sea charts of before 1900. The managing director worked as officer with the mercantile marine and the Royal Navy. As curator he was connected to one of the University Museums in the Netherlands. As seaman and curator he has a lot of knowledge of naval history.

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