Wed, 22nd Oct 2008 12:00

Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art (Association)

 
Lot 14
 

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FRENCH SCHOOL (19TH CENTURY)<br/><br/>The French...

FRENCH SCHOOL (19TH CENTURY)

The French schooner-rigged screw steamship St. Andre of Caen, off a headland presumed to be South Foreland
Inscribed (centre) 'S/S Saint Andre Caen, Capt. Esnol'
Watercolour and body colour

16 1/2 x 25in. (42 x 63.5cm.) Framed and glazed

Built in 1907 by Soc. Navale de l'Ouest for Ateliers & Chantiers de France, the Saint Andre was torpedoed and sunk by a German submarine in the English Channel on December 19th, 1917.

Sold for £496
Estimated at £200 - £300

(inc. buyer's premium of 24%)


Condition Report
Extensive foxing throughout the sky. Overall paper discolouration and small area of creasing to left hand area of image.

We are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of this property. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Charles Miller Ltd is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD “AS IS” IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE.

 
FRENCH SCHOOL (19TH CENTURY)

The French schooner-rigged screw steamship St. Andre of Caen, off a headland presumed to be South Foreland
Inscribed (centre) 'S/S Saint Andre Caen, Capt. Esnol'
Watercolour and body colour

16 1/2 x 25in. (42 x 63.5cm.) Framed and glazed

Built in 1907 by Soc. Navale de l'Ouest for Ateliers & Chantiers de France, the Saint Andre was torpedoed and sunk by a German submarine in the English Channel on December 19th, 1917.