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Lot 74 (Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art ('Hesperus'), 30th April 2019)

AN ATTRACTIVE SCRIMSHAW DECORATED HORN CORDIAL CUP, CIRCA 1872; and treen valentine box

Sold for £250


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AN ATTRACTIVE SCRIMSHAW DECORATED HORN CORDIAL CUP, CIRCA 1872

depicting a finely observed ship in full sail on a calm sea framed with a laurel wreath, inscribed to the reverse Success to the Ship SCOTTISH MAID, Aberdeen 1872, mounted on pedestal foot -- 4½in. (11.5cm.); together with a sailorwork treen valentine gift comprising a double-sided book-form wooden box with carved sliding panels and inset glass 'spine' -- 3½in. (9cm.) high

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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

 

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