Wed, 20th Apr 2011 12:00

Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art (Princess)

 
Lot 23
 

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JACK CHEONG (CHINESE, 19TH/20TH-CENTURY)<br/>The...

JACK CHEONG (CHINESE, 19TH/20TH-CENTURY)
The four-masted iron barque 'Glenericht' sailing off a headland
Oil on linen
Inscribed 'Glenereicht' [sic] (lower middle) and signed and inscribed 'Jack Cheong picture painter Hong Kong' on verso of stretcher; stamped packing board backing
9 x 12¼in. (23 x 31cm.)

Launched in November 1885 by T. Royden & Sons, Liverpool for L.H. McIntyre & Co., the Glenericht was registered at 2,434 tons, was 289'6" long with a 44'3" beam and drew 25'2". In 1907 she was sold and re-named Mariechen. Interned between 1914-1921 in Chile, she was broken up in the Netherlands in 1923.

Sold for £1,488
Estimated at £1,200 - £1,800

(inc. buyer's premium of 24%)


 
JACK CHEONG (CHINESE, 19TH/20TH-CENTURY)
The four-masted iron barque 'Glenericht' sailing off a headland
Oil on linen
Inscribed 'Glenereicht' [sic] (lower middle) and signed and inscribed 'Jack Cheong picture painter Hong Kong' on verso of stretcher; stamped packing board backing
9 x 12¼in. (23 x 31cm.)

Launched in November 1885 by T. Royden & Sons, Liverpool for L.H. McIntyre & Co., the Glenericht was registered at 2,434 tons, was 289'6" long with a 44'3" beam and drew 25'2". In 1907 she was sold and re-named Mariechen. Interned between 1914-1921 in Chile, she was broken up in the Netherlands in 1923.