19th c. Monumental Wooden Shipwright Clamps c.1800s
A collection of seven large wooden shipwright clamps with saw tooth sides, threaded wooden screw handle and adjustable steel and wood clamp.
- CREATOR Unknown.
DATE OF MANUFACTURE c.1800s.
MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES Hickory, Ash, Steel.
- CONDITION Good. Wear consistent with age and use. Refinished in an oil and wax finish.
- DIMENSIONS H 72 in. (Base: H 60 in., Screw: H 12 in.) W 7 in. D 2 in.
Acquired from a family in San Francisco whose great, great grandfather worked in the San Francisco shipyards until 1905.