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A pair of miniature Napoleonic Prisoner of War bone models
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A pair of miniature Napoleonic Prisoner of War bone models

CIRCA 1800

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A pair of miniature Napoleonic Prisoner of War bone models
circa 1800
each model planked and pinned in bone; the first of a 86 gun second rate ship of the line, with painted wood bands at the waist and between the gunports and detailed with a carved and polychromed figurehead, cannons, capstan, belfry, railings, deck gratings, ladders and other details. Rigged with a bowsprit and three masts, cross spars, standing and running rigging (some original), and a pair of boats over the sides; the second of a 90-gun second rate ship of the line, with baleen bands at the waist and between the gunports and detailed with a carved and painted figurehead, cannons, deck eyes, capstan, barrels, belfry, railings, binnacle, stairway, deck house and other details. Rigged with bowsprit and three masts, cross spars, standing and running rigging (replaced). Each model is mounted on a marquetry base on a plush pale blue lined glass case.
8 x 11¾ in.(20.3 x 29.9 cm.) and 7¼ x 10¼ in. (18.4 x 26 cm.) on case base. (2)
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