A scale model of the U.S. Brig of War Lexington
S. Frankel; circa 2000
the hull is built up from the solid, carved, shaped and faired and painted with a white bottom, black and yellow topsides, and the decks are planked and stained. the deck is detailed with belaying post, rigged cannons (16), stove pipe, deck gratings, capstan, ship's boats, companionways, bilge pump, compass box, ship's wheel, flagstaff with ensign, rudder check chains, and other details. Rigged with a bowsprit, two masts with cross spars, standing and running rigging, bound masts, and other rigging details. Displayed on a pair of mahogany cradles, on a mahogany base with a plexigalss cover.
30 x 36¼ in. (76.2 x 92.1 cm.) cased