A fine Prisoner of War bone model of a 74 gun ship, 30.5x16x21.5in(78x41x55cm)
Lot 574
A fine Prisoner of War bone model of a 74 gun ship, 30.5x16x21.5in(78x41x55cm)
Sold for £19,200 (US$ 32,241) inc. premium
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A fine Prisoner of War bone model of a 74 gun ship, 30.5x16x21.5in(78x41x55cm) A fine Prisoner of War bone model of a 74 gun ship, 30.5x16x21.5in(78x41x55cm) A fine Prisoner of War bone model of a 74 gun ship, 30.5x16x21.5in(78x41x55cm)
Lot Details
A fine Prisoner of War bone model of a 74 gun ship,
hull of pinned bone planks, with finely carved wales, beakhead and stern decoration, with a figurehead of a lady. Pierced for two rows of brass cannon, a retracting pull cord is present at the transom (not tested). Deck of laid bone planks, with carved rails, gratings and skylight. fine details include capstan, galley chimneys, bell and belfry, water casks, fine copper cannon on bone carriages. Bone spars with detailed running and standing rigging. Mounted on crutches in a glazed mahogany display case. The model 22x7x16in(56x18x41cm). 30.5x16x21.5in(78x41x55cm)
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