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Lot 96 (Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art ('Hesperus'), 30th April 2019)

AN UNUSUAL AND PATRIOTIC BRITISH SAILOR’S CHEST, THIRD-QUARTER 19TH CENTURY

Sold for £800


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AN UNUSUAL AND PATRIOTIC BRITISH SAILOR’S CHEST, THIRD-QUARTER 19TH CENTURY

heavily constructed in yellow pine with painted rope becket handles, inscribed under keyhole J.E.F., the lid painted on the inside with full width Union flag, the centre counter painted in a diamond J.E.F., with hinged ditty box compartment to left, the lid painted with poly-geometric designs and the sliding panel to private compartment with Union flag, Stars & Stripes, stylized anchors and cross, and inscribed in a period pencil hand John Elliott Ferris Dartmouth Devon together with doodles of fish etc. – 18½ x 42 x 18½in. (47 x 106.5 x 47cm.)

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

 

Viewing

Saturday, 27th April 
(12noon - 5pm)

Sunday, 28th April
(12noon - 5pm)

Monday, 29th April
(10am - 5pm)

Tuesday, 30th April
(10am - 11am (limited view only))

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