Tue, 8th Nov 2016 12:00

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

 
Lot 43
 

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HENRY J. MORGAN (BRITISH, 19TH CENTURY)<br/>The...

HENRY J. MORGAN (BRITISH, 19TH CENTURY)
The Second Class Battleship H.M.S. 'Centurion' (1892)
Signed 'H. J. Morgan' (lower right)
Oil on canvas
17¾ x 29½in. (45 x 75cm.)

Name ship of this class of two, Centurion was designed for long-range cruising from the China Station of which she became Flagship. Her most famous Commander was a youthful Captain J.R. Jellicoe who was badly wounded during the Boxer Rebellion when saw action at the Battle of Beicang. She was sold for breaking in 1910.

Sold for £322
Estimated at £300 - £500

(inc. buyer's premium of 24%)


Condition Report
Very good overall 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.

 
HENRY J. MORGAN (BRITISH, 19TH CENTURY)
The Second Class Battleship H.M.S. 'Centurion' (1892)
Signed 'H. J. Morgan' (lower right)
Oil on canvas
17¾ x 29½in. (45 x 75cm.)

Name ship of this class of two, Centurion was designed for long-range cruising from the China Station of which she became Flagship. Her most famous Commander was a youthful Captain J.R. Jellicoe who was badly wounded during the Boxer Rebellion when saw action at the Battle of Beicang. She was sold for breaking in 1910.