Massive Folk Art Carving Between the Monitor v. Merrimack. Carved from walnut out of four assembled pieces. The battle of the Monitor and Merrimack, also called Battle of Hampton Roads, (March 9, 1862), in the American Civil War, was a naval engagement at Hampton Roads, Virginia, a harbour at the mouth of the James River, notable as history's first duel between ironclad warships and the beginning of a new era of naval warfare. A great folk art carving!
Date: Late 19th Century
Size: 22 1/2" x 7 3/4". x 2 1/2"
Condition: Excellent with some minor chipping