Tue, 2nd May 2017 12:00

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

 
  Lot 18
 

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Samuel Owen (British, 1768-1857)<br/>Brig...

Samuel Owen (British, 1768-1857)
Brig 'Favourite' in the Channel Plymouth
Signed and inscribed 'Saml. Owen 281 Poplar 1846' on reverse of canvas, together with title
Oil on canvas
17¼ x 24¼in. (44 x 61.5cm.)

The dating and location noted by the artist strongly suggest one candidate for this trading brig, that of the Favourite built at Bristol in 1845 for Parker & Co. who was the owner/master. Registered at 210 tons.

Sold for £471
Estimated at £400 - £600

(inc. buyer's premium of 24%)


Condition Report
Repaired tear 1in. lower left. Unlined. Craquelure throughout. Good original condition.

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Samuel Owen (British, 1768-1857)
Brig 'Favourite' in the Channel Plymouth
Signed and inscribed 'Saml. Owen 281 Poplar 1846' on reverse of canvas, together with title
Oil on canvas
17¼ x 24¼in. (44 x 61.5cm.)

The dating and location noted by the artist strongly suggest one candidate for this trading brig, that of the Favourite built at Bristol in 1845 for Parker & Co. who was the owner/master. Registered at 210 tons.