Antique Cog Ship Door Knocker
Small brass door knocker depicting a ‘Cog ‘ Ship.
Excellent condition with a polished finish.
A cog is a type of ship that first appeared in the 10th century, and was widely used from around the 12th century on.
These vessels were fitted with a single mast and a square-rigged single sail.
Cogs were clinker-built, generally of oak.