Carved Whalebone Model Ship, probably French Prisoner of War-made, late 18th/early 19th century, with extensive rigging and details, all whalebone carvings of deck, side planks and pegs, masts, and items on deck including cannons, buckets, and ladders extending below deck, and carved floral filigree on stern, in glass case with mother-of-pearl-inlaid wooden platform stand, case ht. 23 1/2, wd. 11 1/4, lg. 25 1/2 in.
minor evidence of regluing, some rigging probably restored. To gain access to the model, the glass top of the case and some corresponding molding was removed and would need to be glued back.
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