Authentic Models Ship Argonaut 1876 Wall Model Ship

£195.00

Product Code: AU3791

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Half hull hardwood model boat with blue wall plaque.

Add a touch of nautical allure to your home with the Authentic Models Ship Argonaut 1876 Wall Model Ship.

Exquisitely mounted on a distressed blue French polished finish frame, this half hull ship model depicts Barclay Curle & Co's 18th century Argonaut trade liner, built in the Scottish city of Glasgow.

Traditionally used in historical construction plans for a newly commissioned ship's hull and curvature, this type of model boat plaque is now a highly sought after art piece at nautical auctions.

Featuring a miniature version of the Argonaut's signature ram with the Golden Fleece, the decorative figurehead of the boat represents "the legend of a ship with magical qualities and heroic righting of wrongs."

Features:

• Half hull wall model replica of 1876 Argonaut Wall Model Ship
• Original would have been displayed in Admiralty offices
• Pine wood construction with French honey finish
• Includes authentic ram Golden Fleece figurehead
• Easy to mount wall plaque backing with keyhole hardware
• Authentic historical Scottish ship building motif.

Hand sculpted by skilled artisans, each model is unique and is created using detailed plans and drawings from national libraries and museum archives.

Approximate net product weight: 2.9kg