Model of a koff, anonymous, 1750

Model of a koff, anonymous, 1750

wood, brass, iron, rope, textile and paint, h 72cm × l 78.5cm × w 16.5cm Catalogue entry

The Department of the Navy not only had scale models made as part of the design process of new ships, it also collected models of existing ship types. This model was bought together with five others at an auction in 1865. The koff was a small cargo vessel that plied the coastal waters of Europe.

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