A finely detailed French prisoner of war style bone model of a French 86 gun man-of-war
with bound masts, yards, standing and running rigging, female figurehead, hair rails, anchors with bound stocks, catheads, anchor floats, belaying rails, bitts, rope coils, gratings, stove pipe, bell canopy, ballustrading companionways, deck light, eight ship's boats with interior furnishing, some in davits, upper deck guns in carriages and other details. The hull, of pinned bone planking with decorative main whale, carved and painted decoration and stern and quarter galleries, is mounted on a two tier decorated bone and inlaid stand with red and green decoration -- 11 x 10in. (28 x 26.7cm.) Domed glazed case with inlaid parquetry base on founr bun feet.