Tue, 30th Apr 2019 11:00

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

 
  Lot 166
 

166

AN ATTRACTIVE BRITISH MERCHANTMAN PORTRAIT FIGUREHEAD FROM THE BRIG MARY ANN OF BELFAST, 1847

Sold for £9,300
Estimated at £8,000 - £10,000

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


 

AN ATTRACTIVE BRITISH MERCHANTMAN PORTRAIT FIGUREHEAD FROM THE BRIG MARY ANN OF BELFAST, 1847

probably depicting a ship owner's wife of three-quarter length, carved with hair parted in the middle with long drop earrings and shaped bodice with gilt brooch to flowering skirts with slotted base and plugged thole pin hole, remnant paintwork -- 37in. (94cm.) high

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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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Saturday, 27th April 
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Sunday, 28th April
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Monday, 29th April
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Tuesday, 30th April
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