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Napoleonic Prisoner-of-war-made Model of a Frigate

Auction:
2608M
Lot:
135
Sold for:
$2,726$2,300

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2608M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 11, 2012 10:00AM

Description:

Napoleonic Prisoner-of-war-made Model of a Frigate, late 18th century, plank-constructed ivory, baleen, and bone 32-gun frigate with carved female bust figurehead, anchors, and ship's wheel pierced gallery, (breaks in the rigging, loose segment), ht. 12 3/4, lg. 16 1/4 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Keywords

Baleen, Bone, Corsetry, Figurehead, Frigate

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