A large waterline diorama model of a French Brigantine.
Hull of solid timber, painted black to the waterline, with a white port line pierced for 12 cannon. Painted deck, with detailed hatches, windlass and ships boats, with scale figures. Wooden spars and detailed rigging. Set on a molded, painted sea, with a ship's launch alongside against a fortified quayside, with a painted backdrop. 36x19x30.8ins. (92x48x78cm)