Circa 1925


Hull built up from the solid and planked with a bright finished bottom and painted black topsides and rudder. The cap rail finished bright as are the planked decks. Detailed with bowsprit bracing posts, anchors, pin and fife rails, companionway, ship's boat on cradles, deck gratings, pump, deck house, tiller, etc. Rigged as a brig with a bowsprit, two masts, stun'sail booms, standing and running rigging, hoisting lines and more. Displayed within a glazed case on a pair of turned brass pedestals on the traditional Boucher gray sand base.
Case height 23.25". Length 31.25". Width 13.25".
Condition: Overall excellent condition. Some of the running rigging has been replaced.

  • Provenance:
    Property of India House, New York.
  • Literature:
    Carl C. Cutler's A Descriptive Catalogue of the Marine Collection at India House (At the Sign of the Gosden Head, New York: 1935), p. 57, #192.

    Commercial brigs such as this were mostly involved in the Triangular Trade carrying sugar, molasses, rum and cotton from the Caribbean to ports in the U.S., though some went as far as Europe and the Mediterranean.

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