A Ship Model Of A 3-Masted American Bark
Anonymous, American, 19th century
This model, carved from the solid and hollowed, has veneer decks. The bulwarks are built up along with the whaleback and poop deck. The model is well detailed with anchors, figurehead, ladders, pin and fife rails, ships boat, water casks, deck gratings, bilge pump, deck railings, copanionway, skylights, rudder, ships wheel, belaying pins, and numerous other details. The model is well rigged with three masts and all the appropriate standing and running rigging. The model is mounted on a pair of brass pedestals and is displayed in a glass case with brass trim and a mahogany base.
48 x 20 x 40 in. (122 x 50.8 x 101.6 cm.), cased dimensions.