Wed, 31st Oct 2012 12:00

Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art (Cochrane)

 
  Lot 112
 

112

R.M.S. QUEEN MARY: A RARE PAIR OF CHAMPAGNE...

R.M.S. QUEEN MARY: A RARE PAIR OF CHAMPAGNE ICE BUCKETS AND STANDS BY ELKINGTON PLATE, 1939
of 'plain pine' pattern, the bucket and stand bases marked for line and maker with date letter 'D' (1939) -18¼in. (46.5cm.) high overall
(2)

The plain pine pattern was originally designed for the Queen Mary. Latterly it was used throughout the Cunard fleet. However, the date of this example firmly establishes it as being from the Queen Mary

Sold for £3,472
Estimated at £2,000 - £3,000

(inc. buyer's premium of 24%)


Condition Report
fine physical condition overall; plating may have been refreshed.

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.

 
R.M.S. QUEEN MARY: A RARE PAIR OF CHAMPAGNE ICE BUCKETS AND STANDS BY ELKINGTON PLATE, 1939
of 'plain pine' pattern, the bucket and stand bases marked for line and maker with date letter 'D' (1939) -18¼in. (46.5cm.) high overall
(2)

The plain pine pattern was originally designed for the Queen Mary. Latterly it was used throughout the Cunard fleet. However, the date of this example firmly establishes it as being from the Queen Mary