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An Exceptional French Prisoner of War Ship Model
An Exceptional French Prisoner of War Ship Model - Collectibles Style An Exceptional French Prisoner of War Ship Model - An Exceptional French Prisoner of War Ship Model - Antiquités - An Exceptional French Prisoner of War Ship Model
Ref : 94058
82 000 €
Period :
19th century
Provenance :
England
Medium :
Bone, horn, metal, hair, wood, glass, gilt paper, polychrome
Dimensions :
L. 21.46 inch X l. 8.07 inch X H. 18.11 inch
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An Exceptional French Prisoner of War Ship Model

An Exceptional French Prisoner of War Ship Model
Of a forty-eight gun frigate of the Royal Navy
Standing upon an integral marquetry base with oval ends
Housed within its original glazed mahogany display case
Bone, horn, metal, hair, wood, glass, gilt paper, polychrome
Early 19th Century Circa 1820

SIZE: 46cm high, 54.5cm long, 20.5cm wide (max) - 18 ins high, 21½ ins long, 10 ins wide (max) / display case: 50.5cm high, 62cm wide, 26cm deep - 19¾ ins high, 24½ ins wide, 10¼ ins deep

PROVENANCE: Ex Major Edward Croft-Murray, purchased on 2nd December 1908 from Lisle Court, Wootton, Isle of White for £4. 12d shillings and subsequently listed in an inventory as ‘Model of Frigate, in bone in glass case, made by French Prisoners of War at Porchester Castle about 1810’ thence at Perivale, Ryde, Isle of White, where listed in an inventory in 1926
Ex Private collection of Edward Croft-Murray CBE (1907 - 1980)

CF: Porchester Castle is a medieval fortress located at Porchester to the east of Fareham, Hampshire. It was used as a prison from the 17th and in the early 19th century it housed over 7000 French prisoners of the Napoleonic Wars within its Gaol

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