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Eastern Sun


“The Eastern Sun”

Numbered model – delivered with a certificate of authenticity

• Trading ship built in 1671 by master carpenter Looman, it is a 1,000 ton, 60 cannon ship intended to increase trade with Asia.
• The ship would have given rise to the name of the shipyard as well as the town of LORIENT.
• On September 16, 1681, the Oriental Sun began its last journey and took with it a royal cargo made by the King of Siam Phra-Naraï for King Louis XIV. However, after its stopover at Fort Dauphin, in Madagascar, the Soleil d’Orient sank with the treasures of Siam.

Size Scale Finish Working time
90cm / Rosewood 450H
90cm / Painted 550 H