Tue, 30th Apr 2019 11:00

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

 
  Lot 125
 

125

AN UNUSUAL SET OF THREE WOOLWORKS DEPICTING THE SINKING OF THE LUSITANIA

Sold for £3,968
Estimated at £800 - £1,200


 

AN UNUSUAL SET OF THREE WOOLWORKS DEPICTING THE SINKING OF THE LUSITANIA

the first two composed as a pair and depicting the liner underway, framed within a life buoy inscribed R.M.S. Lusitania, Liverpool and in the corners inscribed Cunard / Liner / 670 of a crew / Her last run; the other depicting the sinking liner also framed within a lifebuoy with external inscription reading SUNK BY A GERMAN SUBMARINE / 1870 WAS ON BOARD / 1190 LIVES WERE LOST -- 15¼ x 15in. (39 x 38cm.); together with a third panel depicting the lifeboats heading towards land with the submarine in the lower left-hand corner marked with an X, entitled OLD HEAD OF KINSALE and inscribed MADE IN HOLLAND BY G. W. LEWIS, WHEN INTERNED 1915 -- 7 x 17½in. (18 x 44.5cm.), framed and glazed

(3)

Framed sizes: 25½in. square (pair): other 16½ x 27in.)

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.

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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