RARE S.S. Malolo Steamship Resin Art Deco Ballroom Accent: Flying Fish
A very special and hard to-find accent that originally hung in the ballroom of the S.S. Malolo (flying fish) Matson luxury cruise liner! This fabulous classic art deco piece is made of resin, not metal, and is painted gold.
Measurements: 33″ L x 19″ H x 1″ W
Condition: As shown. Some scratches, scuffs and chips to paint. The tail of one of the fishes has been broken and repaired, as pictured, and is barely noticeable from the front.
The SS Malolo was an American ocean liner and cruise ship built by William Cramp & Sons, Philadelphia in 1926 for the Matson Line. She was the first of a number of ships designed by William Francis Gibbs for the line, which did much to develop tourism in the Hawaiian Islands. In 1927, Matson commissioned its largest ship yet, the Malolo (flying fish) for first-class luxury service between San Francisco, Los Angeles, and Honolulu. The Malolo and other Matson liners advertised superb public rooms, spacious cabins, swimming pools, a gymnasium, and a staff, including a hairdresser, to provide a high standard of service.
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