This is a museum-quality, FULLY ASSEMBLED model. Master craftsmen using historical photographs, drawings or original plans meticulously handcraft these highly detailed wood models from scratch. They are built to scale with high-grade wood such as: western red cedar, rosewood, and mahogany. They are 100% hand built individually using plank-on-frame construction method and are similar to the building of actual ships. The model measures 37 long, 35 high and 11 wide. This Friesland model has distinctive two tone colors wood on the hull. The front bowsprit and three large masts are connected securely using advanced rigging and lines knotted and fastened by hand. Each yard has an attached hand-stitched unfurled sail made of fine linen. On the deck, there are stationed cannons, an authentic hand-built lifeboat with ribs and planks, wooden cabin, and many other handcrafted ornaments. There is also an exquisite detailed admirals quarter on stern with beautiful handcrafted metal lanterns, statues, and ornaments. This model comes standard with a solid wood base and brass nameplate. The Friesland was a part of the Great Fleet of the United Province of Holland. It was built with 80 guns around 1663 and consisted of 1700 units. In 1672 it sided with 77 vessels under De Ruyters command and took part in the battle of Solebay with the Allied Anglo-French forces. As carved out of wood is particularly noted for the refinements on her poop deck decorations and her superstructure. The item “Model Dutch Ship Friesland All Handmade Fully Assembled” is in sale since Sunday, January 6, 2019. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Transportation\Boats & Ships\Military\Models”. The seller is “the_silver_panther” and is located in Ashfield, Massachusetts. This item can be shipped to United States.
- Country/Region of Manufacture: China
- Material: Wood and Cloth