SHADOW BOX MODEL OF THE AMERICAN BARKENTINE WILLIAM P. FRYE America, Circa 1900

A four-masted vessel with white hull, white wood spars, paper nameboards at bow and stern, an American flag flying off the gaff, and paper sails with penciled seams and reef points. Off her bow is a buoy and a small island with a tall lighthouse and a flagpole flying an American flag. Molded and painted plaster sea. Bright blue painted sky background with white fluffy clouds and seagulls. Period rosewood veneer frame with gilt liner. Height 20.75". Width 35". Depth 4.25".