Wed, 29th Apr 2009 12:00

Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art ('Popham)

 
  Lot 279
 

279

A FINELY CARVED AND WELL-PRESENTED NAPOLEONIC...

A FINELY CARVED AND WELL-PRESENTED NAPOLEONIC FRENCH PRISONER-OF-WAR-STYLE WOOD AND BONE SHIP MODEL OF THE FIRST RATE SHIP OF THE LINE CALEDONIA
the planked and pinned hull with protruding brass cannon, ornately carved warrior figurehead, stern, quarter galleries and deck superstructure, standing and running rigging with bone blocks and two ship's boats slung out, bound masts, yards with stun's'l booms, flags and streamer, mounted on bone cradles to inlaid wood and bone base with balustrade. Measurements overall -- 23 x 28in. (58.5 x 71cm.)

Sold for £22,320
Estimated at £12,000 - £15,000

(inc. buyer's premium of 24%)


 
A FINELY CARVED AND WELL-PRESENTED NAPOLEONIC FRENCH PRISONER-OF-WAR-STYLE WOOD AND BONE SHIP MODEL OF THE FIRST RATE SHIP OF THE LINE CALEDONIA
the planked and pinned hull with protruding brass cannon, ornately carved warrior figurehead, stern, quarter galleries and deck superstructure, standing and running rigging with bone blocks and two ship's boats slung out, bound masts, yards with stun's'l booms, flags and streamer, mounted on bone cradles to inlaid wood and bone base with balustrade. Measurements overall -- 23 x 28in. (58.5 x 71cm.)