Offered by: Wick Antiques LTD
Unit 2, Riverside Business Park, Gosport Street Lymington, Hampshire SO41 9BB , England Call Seller


A large elm tiller from the Brixam fishing trawler 'Provident'

$ 4,936
  • Description
    A large elm tiller with a bronze helm and turned finial from the Brixham fishing trawler 'Provident', 1924

    Provident details:

    Builder: J Sanders, Galmpton, Devon
    Launched: 1924
    Fishing Reg. No.: BM28
    Length: 90'5"
    Beam: 18'
    Draft: 9'4"
    Displacement: 93t
    Provident was built in 1924 by J Sanders, one of the last sailing trawlers to be commissioned. Sister ship to 'Golden Vanity' and Leader;, she was sold in the 1930's to be used as a private yacht until the early 1950's when she was acquired by the Island cruising Club of Salcombe and used as a training vessel and clubhouse. The tiller was taken off during conversion works to wheel steering during this period.
  • More Information
    Origin: England
    Period: 1920-1949
    Creation Date: 1924
    Styles / Movements: Traditional
    Incollect Reference #: 277074
  • Dimensions
    H. 103 in;
    H. 261.62 cm;
Message from Seller:

Wick Antiques was established by Charles Wallrock in the early 1980s. Having grown up in the Antiques world Charles developed an extensive wealth of knowledge. Starting out as a ‘man with a van’ he quickly gained a good reputation and embarked on a longstanding relationship with Harrods. He was later joined by his wife, Caroline Wallrock. Caroline having completed a Persian degree, went on to study at Christie’s fine art and then joined Sotheby’s specializing in Islamic and Japanese works of art

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