A Small Pond Model Of A Gaff Rigged Cutter
Anonymous; British, 20th century.
A very fine small pond model with the hull carved from the solid in two lifts with a lead keel and a brass rudder. The hull of the model is painted white and the deck is maple. The fittings on the model; which include traveler bars, chain plates, mast partners, etc. are of brass. The model is fitted with a suit of linine sails (new), and is rigged with standing and running rigging (new) which are controlled by hooks and sliders. The modelm is displayed on a mahogany stand.
32½ x 4 x 32¼ in.(82.5 x 10.1 x 81.8 cm.) Model on stand.