An ivory POW ship model in plexiglass and wooden case
Lot 50Y
A Napoleonic prisoner-of-war bone ship model of a naval brigantine
circa 1800 14-1/4 x 6-3/4 x 12 in. (36.1 x 17.1 x 30.4 cm.) cased.
Sold for US$ 10,625 inc. premium
Lot Details
A Napoleonic prisoner-of-war bone ship model of a naval brigantine
circa 1800
the hull built up in wood and the topsides planked in bone, with black painted strakes, carved bone hammock nets, the deck detailed with dog houses, companionways, (18) guns on carriages, tiller, capstan, ship's boat and other details. Rigged with masts and spars, standing and running rigging. Displayed on a wood base cut to show her as a waterline model with bone stanchions and frette work. Within a later mahogany and plexiglass case.
14-1/4 x 6-3/4 x 12 in. (36.1 x 17.1 x 30.4 cm.) cased.
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