A Napoleonic POW model of a 74-gun ship of the line
Lot 54Y
A Napoleonic prisoner-of-war bone model of a 74-gun ship-of-the-line
circa 1800 18 x 8-1/2 x 14 in. (45.7 x 21.5 x 35.5 cm.) cased.
US$ 15,000 - 25,000
£8,900 - 15,000
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A Napoleonic prisoner-of-war bone model of a 74-gun ship-of-the-line
French/English, circa 1800
the hull built up from the solid and planked in bone with ribbed details between the gun decks, red-painted gun port lids with darkened brass guns, chain plates and dead-eyes, carved figurehead, carved and pierced stern and quarter galleries, the decks detailed with metal anchors, head rails, capstan, pin and fife rails, belfry with bell, well deck with railings, hatch gratings (possibly replaced), guns on carriages, ladders, taff rail, and other details. Rigged with masts, yards, standing and running rigging with bone blocks, spars, boat rigged out over the well deck and other details.
18 x 8-1/2 x 14 in. (45.7 x 21.5 x 35.5 cm.) cased.
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