Professional Figurehead Valuations

Jenny Lind Figurehead Richard Hunter has an International reputation as the leading authority on the subject of Naval and Merchant Ships Figureheads, with a wealth of knowledge built up over 40 years of research and study in to the field of Ships Figureheads and Maritime Woodcarvings, Richard is able to provide confidential advice and information as to the authenticity of figureheads in both private and public ownership.

Past and current clients include the Maritime Departments of the three principal Auction Houses in the United Kingdom, Sotheby’s, Christie’s and Bonham’s plus a number of independent dealers and private owners throughout the World.

If you require advice as to the authenticity of a carving or its value for re-sale, including insurance valuation please write in the first instance with more details of the carving. Contact me here, and I can advise you further.

Richard Hunter,
Figurehead Historian.