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Lot #402
DepartmentModels
Sold For$19,000.00(hammer price)
 $22,800.00(price including buyer's premium)
Last UpdatedJuly 25, 2019

Description

CASED NAPOLEONIC PRISONER-OF-WAR BONE MODEL OF A BRITISH 1ST RATE OF 110-GUNS French/English, Early 19th Century
Hull built up from the solid and planked in bone, with baleen bands between the gun ports, waist and sheer line. Cut and pierced gun ports fitted with blackened brass cannons and red-painted fixed covers. Detailed with carved figurehead, carved and pierced stern and quarter galleries, rigging, a Royal Navy ensign, metal anchors and chains, deck fittings, etc. Displayed on a pair of bone cradles resting on a wooden base with polychrome carved bone foliate mounts at corners and a bone gallery carved in a swag and tassel design. Wood and glass case. Case height 14. Length 14.75". Width 6"."

Condition

Not examined out of case. Model does not appear to have any significant wear or damage. One glass panel of case is cracked near base.

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