Tue, 8th Nov 2016 12:00

Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art ('Torch')

 
Lot 26
 

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CHINESE SCHOOL, LATE 19TH CENTURY<br/>The P&O...

CHINESE SCHOOL, LATE 19TH CENTURY
The P&O liner R.M.S. 'Ballaarat' [1882]
Oil on linen
16½ x 22½in. (42 x 57cm.)

Built for the Australia and Far Eastern service by Caird & Co., this 4,764 ton liner could accommodate 160 First and 48 Second Class passengers and steam at a respectable 14 knots. In 1900 she was employed as a troopship during the Boxer Rebellion, and was sold in to the Italians in 1904 who renamed her Laarat and broke her up at Genoa later that year.

Sold for £310
Estimated at £300 - £500

(inc. buyer's premium of 24%)


Condition Report
Extensive retouching throughout the background

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.

 
CHINESE SCHOOL, LATE 19TH CENTURY
The P&O liner R.M.S. 'Ballaarat' [1882]
Oil on linen
16½ x 22½in. (42 x 57cm.)

Built for the Australia and Far Eastern service by Caird & Co., this 4,764 ton liner could accommodate 160 First and 48 Second Class passengers and steam at a respectable 14 knots. In 1900 she was employed as a troopship during the Boxer Rebellion, and was sold in to the Italians in 1904 who renamed her Laarat and broke her up at Genoa later that year.