Saint Michael Figurehead

Saint Michael, unknown, 19th century

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Num. inventory: 90

Object name: figurehead

Title: Saint Michael

Object date: 19th century

Author: unknown

Technique and material: polychrome woodcarving

Figureheads and sculptures

Polychrome figurehead from the 19th century, representing the archangel Saint Michael with a feathered helmet, a sword in one hand and a shield in the other, killing a dragon. Of unknown authorship, for years it was the emblem of the Fishermen’s Society of Malgrat de Mar (Barcelona).