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RAMBLER, American Privateer,1813. sailing ship model 1:1250 scale

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Handmade wooden model 1:1250 US Privateer Rambler
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Extremely small ship model in scale 1:1250 created by marine artist Alexander Scherbak. This model is not built up, but instead carved from solid piece of Swiss pearwood, with addition of gun barrels, anchors, and some rigging lines (back stays) -all from wood. Sails are thinned to light-passing  thickness. Tiny sailors are carved from elephant ivory.

This miniature was made after unsigned painting from Peabody Museum collection:American Privateer RAMBLER in the Pearl River, China, in 1814. (Oil 19 1/4 x 29 1/4 in.). The ship was built 1813, Medford, Mass., 318 tons.

Sailing ship model 1:1250  Privateer Rambler.jpg
sailing ship model 1:1250 scale , Rambler.jpg

Sails are light-passing thick
Sailing ship model 1:1250  Privateer Rambler.jpg

RAMBLER and her "prize" Cartago 1:1250 models
RAMBLER and her "prize" Cartago 1:1250 models.jpg