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Item:123832322038Faux Scrimshaw 3 Ships The Bark Veronica + The Brandenberg + The Lawrence. Please note you are buying 3 items, The Freedom & Liberty + The Brandenberg+ The Ship Lawrence. This is a fantastic risque tooth, of a museum quality, item hand made, by the Scrimshawer123.Beautifully engraved by the renown John Adams. Stands 5 1/2 inches tall by 2 1/2 inches wide and weighs approximately 300 grams +. "The Bark Veronica" Finely engraved scrimshaw. "The Bark Veronica", beautifully engraved. Great depiction of a portrait of "The Bark Veronica". Highly detailed and engraved by John Adams. Absolutely superb craftsmanship. Ghost Ship "The Brandenberg" & Royal Coat of Arms. This is a miniature tooth, of a museum quality, item hand made, by the Scrimshawer123.Beautifully engraved by the renown John Adams. Stands 5 1/2 inches tall by 2 inches wide and weighs 250 approximately grams. The main side is the ship The Brandenberg which was a German frigate built in 1674. On the reverse is the English coat of arms featuring a unicorn and a lion wearing a crown, with the words “Dieu et Mon Droit” which means "God and my right". It is the motto of the Monarch of the United Kingdom outside Scotland. The motto is said to have first been used by Richard I (1157–1199) as a battle cry. Around the coat of arms are the words "Honi soit qui mal I pense" which is a French maxim used as the motto of the British chivalric Order of the Garter. It is translated as "May he be shamed who thinks badly of it"or "Shame be to him who thinks evil of it" or "Evil be to him that evil thinks". The Flag Ship USS Lawrence. Finely engraved scrimshaw featuring "The Flag Ship Lawrence" in the middle bannered scroll and a young "Commodore Perry" on the reverse, beautifully engraved. The Perry brothers ancient family of mariners can be referenced on the internet.Great depiction of a portrait of "Flag Ship Lawrence" which fought in The Battle of Lake Erie, on 10 September 1813, where nine ships of the United States Navy defeated and captured six vessels of the British Royal Navy. The Lawrence was battered by the assortment of long guns mounted in Detroit before being able to reply effectively. When the last gun on Lawrence became unusable, Perry transferred his flag rowing a half mile (1 km) through heavy gunfire to Niagra while Lawrence was surrendered. Perry won the battle on Niagra, though he received the British surrender on the deck of the recaptured Lawrence.Historical references are correct, so acts as an ideal teaching aid. Superb, sharp crisp engraving work where you can rub your thumb across the tooth and feel the texture of the myriad of engraving work, undertaken in the making of this piece. I have been making scrimshaw item, since 1979, faithfully reproduced, in my work shop in England.If you think you have seen good quality scrimshaw, before? you may need to take a closer look? High standard workmanship. each item is hand cored, the tooth itself has an antique patina, (See photographs).Faithfully reproduced, just like the Originals costing thousands of pounds.Great retail value, please do look at my highly rated, feedback, and buy with confidence. Professional service, thank you for looking. Items sent same day.....World-wide.Condition:Superb Quality. absolutely pristine condition. fabulous collectable items. great retail sales value!, Primary Material:polyester composite material, Maker:Scrimshawer123, Original/Reproduction:Vintage Reproduction, Object Type:Faux scrimshaw, Country/Region of Origin:England
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Faux Scrimshaw 3 Ships The Bark Veronica & The Brandenberg & The Lawrence