A fine 19th century Prisoner of War bone model of the French Ship of the Line L'Hercule
Lot 71
A fine 19th century Prisoner of War bone model of the French Ship of the Line L'Hercule
Sold for £9,375 (US$ 15,748) inc. premium
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A fine 19th century Prisoner of War bone model of the French Ship of the Line L'Hercule A fine 19th century Prisoner of War bone model of the French Ship of the Line L'Hercule A fine 19th century Prisoner of War bone model of the French Ship of the Line L'Hercule A fine 19th century Prisoner of War bone model of the French Ship of the Line L'Hercule A fine 19th century Prisoner of War bone model of the French Ship of the Line L'Hercule
Lot Details
A fine 19th century Prisoner of War bone model of the French Ship of the Line L'Hercule
Hull of fine pinned bone planks, with baleen wales and polychrome decoration to figurehead, trail boards, stern and quarter decoration. The hull pierced for 84 turned brass cannon, with painted port lids. Bone decks, with detailed grating, windlass, belfry, butts and binnacle. Bone and wooden spars with finely detailed running and standing rigging and a ship's boat slug between the lower yards. Set on crutches on a straw work base with turned painted posts under glazed case. The model 11.5ins.(29cm)long. 14.5x5.5x12ins. (37x14x31cm)
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  1. Lionel Willis
    Specialist - Maritime
    Bonhams
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    Montpelier Street
    London, SW7 1HH
    United Kingdom
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