Georgian Bronze Ship's Cat Trim Round Food Bowl HMS Investigator - Cheshire Antiques Consultant
Georgian Bronze Ship's Cat Trim Round Food Bowl HMS Investigator - Cheshire Antiques Consultant
Georgian Bronze Ship's Cat Trim Round Food Bowl HMS Investigator - Cheshire Antiques Consultant
Georgian Bronze Ship's Cat Trim Round Food Bowl HMS Investigator - Cheshire Antiques Consultant
Georgian Bronze Ship's Cat Trim Round Food Bowl HMS Investigator - Cheshire Antiques Consultant
Georgian Bronze Ship's Cat Trim Round Food Bowl HMS Investigator - Cheshire Antiques Consultant
Georgian Bronze Ship's Cat Trim Round Food Bowl HMS Investigator - Cheshire Antiques Consultant
Georgian Bronze Ship's Cat Trim Round Food Bowl HMS Investigator - Cheshire Antiques Consultant
Georgian Bronze Ship's Cat Trim Round Food Bowl HMS Investigator - Cheshire Antiques Consultant
Georgian Bronze Ship's Cat Trim Round Food Bowl HMS Investigator - Cheshire Antiques Consultant
Georgian Bronze Ship's Cat Trim Round Food Bowl HMS Investigator - Cheshire Antiques Consultant
Georgian Bronze Ship's Cat Trim Round Food Bowl HMS Investigator - Cheshire Antiques Consultant
Georgian Bronze Ship's Cat Trim Round Food Bowl HMS Investigator - Cheshire Antiques Consultant
Georgian Bronze Ship's Cat Trim Round Food Bowl HMS Investigator - Cheshire Antiques Consultant
Georgian Bronze Ship's Cat Trim Round Food Bowl HMS Investigator - Cheshire Antiques Consultant
Georgian Bronze Ship's Cat Trim Round Food Bowl HMS Investigator - Cheshire Antiques Consultant
Georgian Bronze Ship's Cat Trim Round Food Bowl HMS Investigator - Cheshire Antiques Consultant
Georgian Bronze Ship's Cat Trim Round Food Bowl HMS Investigator - Cheshire Antiques Consultant
Georgian Bronze Ship's Cat Trim Round Food Bowl HMS Investigator - Cheshire Antiques Consultant
Georgian Bronze Ship's Cat Trim Round Food Bowl HMS Investigator - Cheshire Antiques Consultant
Georgian Bronze Ship's Cat Trim Round Food Bowl HMS Investigator - Cheshire Antiques Consultant
Georgian Bronze Ship's Cat Trim Round Food Bowl HMS Investigator - Cheshire Antiques Consultant
Georgian Bronze Ship's Cat Trim Round Food Bowl HMS Investigator - Cheshire Antiques Consultant
Georgian Bronze Ship's Cat Trim Round Food Bowl HMS Investigator - Cheshire Antiques Consultant
Georgian Bronze Ship's Cat Trim Round Food Bowl HMS Investigator - Cheshire Antiques Consultant
Georgian Bronze Ship's Cat Trim Round Food Bowl HMS Investigator - Cheshire Antiques Consultant
Georgian Bronze Ship's Cat Trim Round Food Bowl HMS Investigator - Cheshire Antiques Consultant
Georgian Bronze Ship's Cat Trim Round Food Bowl HMS Investigator - Cheshire Antiques Consultant
Georgian Bronze Ship's Cat Trim Round Food Bowl HMS Investigator - Cheshire Antiques Consultant
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Georgian Bronze Ship's Cat Trim Round Food Bowl

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  • Keep your beloved ship's cat well-fed with our Marine British Georgian Bronze Ship's Cat Round Food Bowl. Crafted in the early 19th century, this sturdy and charming bowl is made of bronze and adds a touch of maritime history to your home. Perfect for any cat-loving sailor or collector.

  • Impress your clients & guests in your office or home, this is your exclusive opportunity to own this historic nautical piece. 
  • This is a fine example, it was used on a sailing ship specifically for the ships cat, who would catch the rats and mice onboard the ship, it has groves cut out underneath as it would of been positioned between a few pieces of wood on the floor to keep it sturdy.
  • Believed possible to be from HMS Investigator which sank in 1803, the ships cat onboard was called Trim. A fascinating story we were told by the previous owner.
  • The ship's cat has been a common feature on many trading, exploration, and naval ships dating to ancient times. Cats have been brought on ships for many reasons, most importantly to control rodents. Vermin aboard a ship can cause damage to ropes, woodwork, and more recently, electrical wiring. In addition, rodents threaten ships' stores, devour crews' foodstuff, and can cause economic damage to ships' cargo, such as grain. Vermin are also a source of disease, which is dangerous for ships that are at sea for long periods of time. Rat fleas are carriers of plague, and rats on ships were believed[a] to be a primary vector of the Black Death.
  • Cats naturally attack and kill rodents and adapt to new surroundings, which makes them suitable for service on a ship. In addition, they offer companionship and a sense of home, security and camaraderie to sailors away from home.
  • A nice small size being 24.5 cm wide and 24.5 cm high.
  • So collectible and sought after.
  • Made from fine cast bronze.
  • Circa early 1800 Georgian era.
  • Origin from England.
  • Stamped on the back with the foundry registration number 315831.
  • Provenance from a private sellers collection in the ceromonial county south of England.
  • Condition report. 
  • Offered in fine charming old used patina condition. 
  • Having charming noticeable patina wear, scuffs, scratches commensurate with usage & old age.
  • International shipping worldwide is available.
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Dimensions in centimetres

High (5.5 cm) 
Width (20 cm) 
Length depth deepest point (20 cm)  

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