plank built boat model

Intricate house-boat model, with two rooms with curved roofs, glass windows and double doors. One pair of these doors have come loose. One of the doorways is painted red overhead with gold designs which resemble clouds with animal heads. These rooms are separated by another space with a removable roof. Along the deck there are further sections of curved removable roof, supported on wooden beams, which can also be removed. The deck itself can be taken up, revealing voids beneath. There is a large round hole in the decking. A piece of wood and two pieces of red textile were found loose within one of the rooms.

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