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Americana and Other Related Wares

Fri, Jan 24, 2020 11:00AM EST
Lot 7

Fine French Prisoner-of-War Carved Bone Ship Model of a 92 Gun Frigate

Estimate: $8,000 - $12,000
Sold for
Sold Price excludes BP

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$200 $50
$500 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$30,000 $2,500
$100,000 $5,000

Flying British flags, now mounted on a mahogany and bone parquetry base within an ebonized glass case. 

Ship: 15 3/4 x 21 x 5 1/4 in.

Overall: 19 1/2 x 26 3/4 x 10 1/2 in.


The base of the frigate and the glass top are screwed to the base of the case. There have been some re-carving and replacements over the years, most notably, one lifeboat, some cannons and rigging. In good restored condition, very minor age splits, losses and general wear throughout. Case does not open.Not withstanding this report or any discussion concerning condition of a lot, all lots are offered and sold "as is" in accordance with our conditions of sale. 
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