Wed, 22nd Oct 2008 12:00

Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art (Association)

 
  Lot 11
 

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ENGLISH SCHOOL (19TH CENTURY)<br/><br/>The...

ENGLISH SCHOOL (19TH CENTURY)

The barquentine-rigged steamship Salamis of the Aberdeen White Star Line, underway off a headland
Watercolour - heightened with white

9 1/2 x 14 1/4in. (24 x 36cm.) Mounted on card, inscribed 'Salamis N.S.W. Naval Brigade contingent to China Capta F. Hixson R.N. Commander in Chief' with the house flag painted to centre. Framed and glazed

Built in 1875 for the Australian trade, she was sold to Norway in 1899.

Sold for £496
Estimated at £100 - £150

(inc. buyer's premium of 24%)


Condition Report
3 vertical scuff marks running down mid quadrant from top to bottom of image. Overall discolouration of image. Would benefit from a clean. Minor foxing throughout image.

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.

 
ENGLISH SCHOOL (19TH CENTURY)

The barquentine-rigged steamship Salamis of the Aberdeen White Star Line, underway off a headland
Watercolour - heightened with white

9 1/2 x 14 1/4in. (24 x 36cm.) Mounted on card, inscribed 'Salamis N.S.W. Naval Brigade contingent to China Capta F. Hixson R.N. Commander in Chief' with the house flag painted to centre. Framed and glazed

Built in 1875 for the Australian trade, she was sold to Norway in 1899.