A model of the clipper ship Sea Witch
American, 20th century
the hull built up from the solid, with a painted copper bottom, black topsides, white cap rail, the decks with the planking scored in on and detailed with catheads, chocks, coils of line, capstan, ladders, deck hatches, boats on coach roof and on davits, casks of water, pump, skylights, companionway, bowsprit and masts (3), cross spars with stunsail booms, standing and running rigging and numerous other details. Displayed in a glass case with a mahogany base.
37-1/2 x 13-1/2 x 25 in. (95.3 x 34.3 x 63.5 cm.) cased.