Photos of 13 POW Bone Ship Models © Rafael Osona Auctions Archive
Rafael Osona Auction Archive, August 7, 2004:
PRISONER-OF-WAR BONE MODEL OF A DOUBLE-DECKER SHIP-OF-THE-LINE, circa 1800, with forty-six guns run-out, carved male figurehead with sword, carved stern-castle; mounted on marquetry inlaid base. Height 10 ¾ in. Length 14 ¼ in.
PRISONER-OF-WAR MINIATURE BONE MODEL OF A SHIP-OF-THE-LINE, circa 1800, four decker with 120 guns, carved and polychromed female figurehead and stern-castle; mounted on bone and ebony base. Height 7 ¼ in. Length 8 ¾ in.
PRISONER-OF-WAR BONE MODEL OF A TRIPLE-DECKER SHIP-OF-THE-LINE, circa 1800, with seventy-eight guns run-out, carved male figurehead, engraved and polychromed stern-castle, wooden highlights, and cloth British ensigns flying at bow, masthead and stern; mounted on marquetry inlaid base. Height 19 ¾ in. Length 21 ½ in.
Rafael Osona Auction Archive, August 7, 2010:
FINE PRISONER-OF-WAR BONE SHIP MODEL, circa 1800, a model of a 106 gun ship of the line with a planked and pinned hull, full female figurehead holding a staff and wreath, elaborately carved stern, galleries, stairways etc., mounted on a contrasting base of horn and bone with pillar and ball posts. Height 22 in. Length 28 in. Depth 10 in.
Rafael Osona Auction Archive, August 4, 2012:
NAPOLEONIC PRISONER-OF-WAR BONE SHIP MODEL, circa 1800, 68 gun ship of the line on bone and inlaid wood base. Height 18 in. Length 18 in. Width 6 ½ in. on base.
NAPOLEONIC PRISONER-OF-WAR BONE SHIP MODEL, circa 1800, in glass dome case. Model and base Height 10 in. Length 11 in. Width 5 in. Model and base with glass case: Height 15 in. Length 16 in. Width 7 ½ in.
Rafael Osona Auction Archive, December 1, 2012:
Fine group of 19th C. Scrimshaw and Prisoner-of-War artifacts. Fine panbone engraved plaque, mid 19th C. scrimshaw whale teeth, 19th C. Ivory and bone walking sticks, 19th C. sailor made pie crimpers, 19th C. child’s ivory ring toss toy, Nantucket engraved whalebone busk, 19th C. ivory spinning jenny, Napoleonic Prisoner-of-War bone ship model.
Rafael Osona Auction Archive, August 3, 2013:
NAPOLEONIC PRISONER-OF-WAR BONE SHIP MODEL, circa 1800, a small model of a 74 gun ship-of-the-line, planked and pinned hull with baleen wales, carved and polychromed male figurehead, furled sails on a wood parquetry base trimmed in bone. Height 17.5 in. Length 17.5 in. Width 6.75 in.
Rafael Osona Auction Archive, August, 2014:
ENGLISH OR FRENCH BONE PRISONER-OF-WAR SHIP MODEL, circa 1800, in fine-glazed marquetry inlaid case, with watercolor panels on the doors depicting Neptune and Britannia, mirrored interior and urn corner finials. Model Height 10 in. Length 11 ¼ in.; Case Height 17 in. Width 20 in. Depth 9 ½ in.