Tue, 30th Apr 2019 11:00

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

 
  Lot 141
 

141

A RARE AND FINELY CONSTRUCTED BUILDER'S PRESENTATION MODEL OF OXFORD'S 1865 WINNING ROWING EIGHT, CONSTRUCTED BY J. & S. SALTER BUILDERS, OXFORD

Sold for £5,208
Estimated at £1,000 - £1,500

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


 

A RARE AND FINELY CONSTRUCTED BUILDER'S PRESENTATION MODEL OF OXFORD'S 1865 VICTORIOUS ROWING EIGHT, CONSTRUCTED BY J. & S. SALTER BUILDERS, OXFORD

the framed, planked and pinned hull constructed as in working practice with metal A-frame rowlocks, seats, foot rests with leather strapping, tiller with yoke and wire steering, and silver builder's plate located in bow inscribed as per title, mounted on chock supports with swivel arm securing to plush lined display base with four finely constructed blades mounted in pairs at each end and mounted on plush-lined display base with with bow-top glazed cover – 5¼ x 63½ (13.5 x 161.5cm.)

Provenance: Allan Morrison (1865 Captain), and thence by descent.

Auction: Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art ('Hesperus'), Tue, 30th Apr 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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