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Half Hull Sailing Ship Model from Northeastern America, ca. 1870-1890 - the working model has been constructed with a 5-layer lamination of dark colour wood (Sandwich Construction). The wood has been carved carefully and there are construction inscriptions on the top and back with numbers, lines etc. The model is mounted on a 20th Century Teak backboard - dimensions of the model are 52 x 7 cm (20 1/2 x 2 3/4 in) and with the backboard 60 x 14 cm (24 x 5 1/2 inch) - cleaned, small areas of wear and loss in beginning of the hull, light scratches in a few places - overall in good condition and with original patina - Oporto Collection Portugal

American Half Hull Ship Model
last quarter of the 19th Century
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Presented by the FineArtEmporium in Hamburg.

Provenance: Private Collection in Maine, USA (this model was originally either used in Maine or Newfoundland, Canada)

antique Half Hull Ship Model
Antique Half Hull Sailing Ship Model (Northeastern America, 19th Century) - a wooden half hull laminated model
Go back to the Oporto Collection or the Maritime Antiques Gallery

Following are shown some more photos of the model:


It is approx. 8 cm (3 1/4 in.) deep including the backboard. Photos have been taken at sunshine outside.

See following the construction inscriptions on the back, which are hidden by the backboard (others are on the upper side visible while hanging)