A Model Of Three Masted Naval Ship
Anonymous, American, circa, 1890
The hull of the model is solid hull, the topsides with faux planking from the waterline up to the sheer and are finished natural. The bottom is painted copper. The decks are scored to resemble planking, and all of the planking is trunnelled. The model is fitted with three masts which are rigged with standing and running rigging. The model is well detailed which includes: anchors, anchor chain, windlass, pin and fife rails, nine cannons partially rigged, capstan, skylight, binnacle, wheel, two boats on davits and numerous other details. The model is mounted on a board with cradles. The board slides into a fitted groove in the display case. The case is wood framed in mahogany and is hinged at one end to allow access to the model.
29½ x 13¼ x 19¾ in. (74.9 x 33.6 x 48.6 cm.), cased dimensions.