boat model; river boat

Model ceremonial barge made of wood, painted red and gold, with plaster figures. There are eight oarsmen, two figures holding umbrellas above a seated figure, and several musicians. There are also four blue and white pennant flags on poles on the deck of the barge. A gold-painted rudder is operated from the rear of the vessel.

Label: Old exhibition label, reading 'NO 3. MODEL OF A RIVER BOAT, / WITH PADDLE-SHAPED QUARTER / RUDDER AND TILLER: THE / BLADE ATTACHED TO A BLOCK / ON THE SIDE OF THE BOAT, THE / BOOM OR POST HELD IN AN / ANGLE AT THE GUNWHALE. / BURMA'.

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