Wed, 25th Apr 2012 12:00

Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art (Anzac)

 
Lot 22
 

22

A FINE EARLY 19TH-CENTURY COMMEMORATIVE SILK...

A FINE EARLY 19TH-CENTURY COMMEMORATIVE SILK PICTURE
worked in brightly-coloured silks and depicting Britannia mourning over a memorial to Lord Nelson, with oak tree and recumbent lion and shipping beyond, in original verre eglomise oval gilt border within early 19th-Century gilt gesso frame -- 25 x 22in. (63.5 x 56cm.)

Sold for £1,054
Estimated at £500 - £800

(inc. buyer's premium of 24%)


Condition Report
Fine condition for this genre of artefact, the silks retaining bright and fresh appearance with no apparent losses or loose thread, frame also in good condition.

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.

 
A FINE EARLY 19TH-CENTURY COMMEMORATIVE SILK PICTURE
worked in brightly-coloured silks and depicting Britannia mourning over a memorial to Lord Nelson, with oak tree and recumbent lion and shipping beyond, in original verre eglomise oval gilt border within early 19th-Century gilt gesso frame -- 25 x 22in. (63.5 x 56cm.)