An early 19th century Prisoner-of-war model in a straw marquetry case.
Similar example available where the ship model is made from box wood. This bone model in its case has been sold.
Price range: £20,000 - £30,000
A fully outfitted 76-gun, ship of the line, planked and pinned hull carved to the head rails, stern and well deck, with typical fittings and mounted on a painted wooden baseboard with a carved bone balustrade, secured in a fine straw-work case with internal mirrors and drop front glass door.