Large German Painted Wooden Potosi Ship Model

Large German Painted Wooden Potosi Ship Model

Ref: D0802
An antique, turn of the century, German ship model marked: Potosi/ Hamburg. The Potosi was a huge five mast steel sailing ship built in 1895 by J.C. Tecklenborg. These Clipper ships were designed for speed in the fierce competition to transport nitrates to Europe at the end of the 19th century.
DATE
c. 1900
DIMENSIONS
Width 40 Depth 10 Height 27.5 in.
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