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Carved and Painted Wooden Ship Model Diorama

Auction:
2431
Lot:
270
Sold for:
$593$500

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2431
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 01, 2008 3:00PM

Description:

Carved and Painted Wooden Ship Model Diorama, America, late 19th/early 20th century, three masted vessel inscribed "UNKNOWN" on the stern, resting on a painted putty sea, painted glass background, housed in a glazed wooden case with becket handle on the top, (a few breaks in the rigging), ht. 15 1/4, wd. 24, dp. 8 in.
Estimate $500-700

Corrosion to small metal peices primarily on rigging, and some small deck furnishings, giving them a fuzzy white appearance.

Keywords

metal peices, Mast, Rigging, Ship construction, Top

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