Lot 18 (Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art ('Hesperus'), 30th April 2019)

THOMAS LUNY (ENGLISH, 1759–1837) - 74-gun ship in company with a Truro fishing smack, off the Longships Lighthouse and Land's End, Cornwall

Sold for £1,500


Condition report

Old filling in cracks; minor restoration in the sky and restoration along the bottom edge.Old relinings, probably 1940s. Old label to reverse.

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.

 

THOMAS LUNY (ENGLISH, 1759–1837)

74-gun ship in company with a Truro fishing smack off the Longships Lighthouse and Land's End, Cornwall

Oil on canvas

Signed and dated 'Luny 17**' (lower left on barrel)

15½ x 20in. (39 x 51cm.)

Auction: Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art ('Hesperus'), 30th April 2019

Pictures and Naval - 1-61

Sailor Art - 65-97

Shipwreck and East India Co. - 100-125

Collectables inc. Rowing, Liner and Fittings - 128-167

Instruments 170-249

Ship Models - 250-287

 

Viewing

Saturday, 27th April 
(12noon - 5pm)

Sunday, 28th April
(12noon - 5pm)

Monday, 29th April
(10am - 5pm)

Tuesday, 30th April
(10am - 11am (limited view only))

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