User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Ship model: C. Andrews

Start collecting

Water line model, not to scale, of the C. Andrews; sails and rigging are of glass; on inlaid stand with small button feet; enclosed in bell glass.

Inscription

"44" in pencil on underside of bottom, twice; "1" stamped twice; "4/244 PM" in script

Provenance

Early history unknown; in the collection of Allan Forbes (1874–1955) of the State Street Trust Company, Boston; by descent in the family to his grandson, Allan Forbes Leland; gift to MFA November 23, 2005.

Credit Line

Gift of Allan Forbes Leland in memory of Josephine and Allan Forbes of Boston

about 1844

Object Place

France

Dimensions

Overall: 42.5 x 41.6 x 19.7 cm (16 3/4 x 16 3/8 x 7 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2005.568

Medium or Technique

Polychromed glass, textile, wood, inlay

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Models