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Equipment model; Anchor model

SLR2054
Ship models

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Collection Ship models
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Gallery locationNot on display
Publication(s)Ship models : their purpose and development from 1650 to the present : illustrated from the ship model collection of the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich

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Object ID SLR2054
Description Scale: Unknown. Model of a Chinese junk anchor which is made entirely from iron. The shank is hexagonal in section and tapers out towards the crown end with a drilled circular hole through which passes a circular stock held in place by two lugs. The crown of the anchor consists of a pair of straight arms mounted at a 45 degree angle to the shank and held in place by two metal bands. The arms are square in section at their base and have been formed into a flat, leaf-shaped palms which finishes approximately halfway up the shank. There is a small D-shackle on the crown and a swivelling bow shackle held in place by a pin at the top of the shank.
Date made 1938

Artist/Maker Unknown
Place made China Station
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Materials paint; metal: iron
Measurements Overall model: 224 x 123 x 142 mm
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