A Napoleonic prisoner-of-war bone model of a 74-gun ship-of-the-line<BR /> circa 1790 13-3/4 x 5-1/2 x 12-3/4 in. (34.9 x 13.9 x 32.3 cm.) cased. length x depth x height.
Lot 49Y
A Napoleonic prisoner-of-war bone model of a 74-gun ship-of-the-line
circa 1790 13-3/4 x 5-1/2 x 12-3/4 in. (34.9 x 13.9 x 32.3 cm.) cased. length x depth x height.
Sold for US$ 22,500 inc. premium
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A Napoleonic prisoner-of-war bone model of a 74-gun ship-of-the-line
French/English, circa 1790
the hull built up from the solid and planked in bone and horn between the gun decks, red-painted gun port lids with brass guns, chain plates and dead-eyes, polychromed figurehead, carved and pierced stern and quarter galleries, the decks detailed with metal anchors, head rails, capstan, pin and fife rails, belfry, well deck, hatch gratings, guns on carriages, ladders, taff rail, and other details. Rigged with masts, yards, standing and running rigging with bone blocks, spars, stun'sail booms, boat rigged out over the starboard side and other details. Displayed within the original marquetry case with glazed front and sides, drop down front and and mirror at the back, with bone finials and feet.
13-3/4 x 5-1/2 x 12-3/4 in. (34.9 x 13.9 x 32.3 cm.) cased. length x depth x height.
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