A model of the clipper ship Flying Cloud
American, 20th century
the hull built up in wood, with a copper painted bottom and black topsides fitted with chain plates; the deck in scored planking and detailed with anchors, bollards, capstan, bell, ladders, pin and fife rails, deck hatches, deck house, pump wheels, ship's boats (4) on coach roof and on davits, companionways, binnacle, ship's wheel, railings; rigged with a bowsprit and three masts with trees and tops, cross spars, standing and running rigging, and other details.
36-1/2 x 11 x 24 in. (92.7 x 27.9 x 61 cm.) the model.