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Auction: Science & Marine
was auctioned on: 28 November 2007
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A fine and large bone Prisoner-of-War model of HMS 'Victory'

Estimate: £0
Price realised:  £36,000
ca. US$74,567
Lot number 364, Views: 14

hull of pinned bone planks with baleen wales, painted port lids, carved polychrome figurehead of a Roman warrior, trailboards, stern and quarter galleries. Fine details include anchors, capstan, belfry and ship's boats suspended between the yards and across the transom. Fitted with pull cords with bone finials for operating the guns (not tested). Bone spars with accurate running and standing rigging, tissue flags. Mounted on mahogany crutches on a marquetry base, in a glazed display case. 32x10x24in(81x25x61cm)(model)

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Bonhams London
Title: Science & Marine
Date of the auction: 28 Nov 2007
Address: Bonhams London
London, Knightsbridge Montpelier Street Knightsbridge London SW7 1HH Tel: +44 20 7393 3900 Fax : +44 20 7393 3905 [email protected]