A mirrored back half model of the sailing ship East-Indian for Lang & Fulton of Greenock
Scottish, circa 1894
the hull built-up with laminated wood in 1/8 in.:1 ft. scale, and painted with grey, white and black topsides with gun ports, the deck detailed with lifeboat on davits, gilt brass fittings throughout, deckhouse, (3) truncated masts, handrails ship's wheel and binnacle, navigation lamps and capstan. Displayed with a wood plaque lettered "Ship/"East-Indian"/Reg. Dim. 252.4. 39.05.22.5 Gross 1745.66/built by/Robert Duncan & Co. Ltd./ Port-Glasgow/1894", in a glazed mahogany case with mirror back and ends.
56 x 18 x 9 in.(142.2 x 45.7 x 22.8 cm.) cased.