Model of the frigate La Felicité

Model frigate La Felicité

Model frigate La Felicité, unknown, 18th century

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Núm. d’inventari: 7044

Nom d’objecte: model frigate

Títol: Frigate La Felicité

Data de l’objecte: 18th century

Autor: unknown

Tècnica i material: ivory, metal, plant fibre, bone, ebony and paint

Model ships

Model of the French naval frigate La Felicité, with 46 guns and three masts, probably made in the late 18th century. This is another model prison ship or hulk, which in this case is made of ivory and wood. The model is built using a covered frame. The bases of the masts are made of ivory, while the other sections are made of wood. The bow bears a figurehead in the shape of a female figure.