Tue, 12th May 2015 12:00

Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art (Sandwich)

 
  Lot 157
 

157

A FINE SAILOR'S WOOLWORK OF H.M.S. PRINCE...

Sold for £1,240
Estimated at £1,000 - £1,500

(Please note the sold price includes buyer's premium at 24%)


Condition report
Fine overall condition with strong colours, good rigging and metal anchor chain. One or two loose ends to sea and sky; small repair(?) to mizzen mast standing rigging; one or two visible lines of running rigging loose. Possibly original frame, re-glazed.

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.

 
A FINE SAILOR'S WOOLWORK OF H.M.S. PRINCE CONSORT
depicted at anchor off a fortified headland, with furled sails and dressed overall, entitled under PRINCE CONSORT with crown over -- 20 x 33in. (51 x 84cm.) Framed and glazed

A 'Caledonia' Class ironclad designed by Isaac Watts in 1861, Prince Consort was named shortly before her namesake's untimely death, and served until 1882.