A Napoleonic POW boxwood model of the HMS Warrior
Lot 45
A Napoleonic prisoner-of-war boxwood ship model of the 74-gun ship-of-the-line H.M.S. Warrior circa 1800 15 x 6 x 11 in. (38.1 x 15.2 x 27.9 cm.) cased.
Sold for US$ 23,750 inc. premium
Lot Details
A Napoleonic prisoner-of-war boxwood ship model of the 74-gun ship-of-the-line H.M.S. Warrior French/English, circa 1800
[restored] the hull of the model is built up from wood with a painted green bottom, the topsides painted white with a black waist and black bands between the gun decks, at the bow is a carved and polychromed figurehead of a Roman warrior, the transom and quarter galleries are carved and pierced, and decorated with polychromed geometeric motifs. The decks are fitted with a number of details that include: anchors, capstan, stove pipe, belfry, long boat swung out over the port side, pin and fife rails, deck grating, and other details. Rigged with three masts and a bowsprit, standing and running rigging, ratlines, turning blocks, bracing lines, halyards stays, spars and stun'sail booms, and other rigging details. Displayed on a pair of small wood cradles, within a glass case.
15 x 6 x 11 in. (38.1 x 15.2 x 27.9 cm.) cased.

Footnotes

  • Provenance:

    with Parker Gallery, London
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