A brass polished Sampson post is a sturdy and ornamental fixture commonly found on boats and ships. For traditional home décor, these are used primarily in kitchens and bathrooms to hold items. It serves as a vertical support structure used for various purposes, such as securing ropes, mooring lines, and anchoring equipment. The Sampson post is typically located on the foredeck or aft deck of a vessel and is constructed from durable materials like brass to withstand the harsh marine environment.
A brass polished Sampson post has a distinctive appearance, with a shiny and lustrous finish. Brass, an alloy of copper and zinc, is chosen for its corrosion resistance and aesthetic appeal. The post itself is cylindrical or slightly tapered, standing vertically upright and securely mounted on a reinforced base or deck.
The top of the Sampson post often features a cap or finial, which may be elaborately designed and crafted to enhance its visual appeal. The cap may be in the shape of a ball, cone, or other decorative motifs, adding a touch of elegance to the overall look of the post.
Mounting Plate: 3.8″ x 3.8″
Mounting Holes: 4