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Auction: Auction 20.07.2005
was auctioned on: 20 July 2005
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A miniature Napoleonic prisoner of war style bone model of a British naval brig

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Estimate: US$2,500 - US$3,500
Price realised:  US$2,400
Lot number 219, Views: 27

A miniature Napoleonic prisoner of war style bone model of a British naval brig William E. Hitchcock the hull of the model is carved from a single piece of bone with built up bulwarks and painted black details. Other details include: anchors, deck grating, stove pipe, eight cannons rigged on carriages, chain plates, tiller and other details. The model is rigged with a bow sprit, masts, cross spars, boom and gaff, standing and running rigging and bracing lines. Mounted on a pair of turned bone pedestals on a ivory and horn base with a railing and displayed within a glass domed case with mahogany base 7 x 10 in. (17.8 x 25.4 cm.)

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Auction 20.07.2005
Date of the auction: 20 Jul 2005
Address: Christie's
New York, Rockefeller Center