Tue, 8th Nov 2016 12:00

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

 
  Lot 27
 

27

F** Corpuz (Early 20th century)<br/>S.S. 'St...

F** Corpuz (Early 20th century)
S.S. 'St Leonards'
Signed and dated 'F. Corpus 1908' (lower left)
Gouache
15¼ x 24½in. (39 x 62.5cm.)

This 4,249 ton tramp steamer was built by Swann Hunter in 1897. She foundered on 7th December, 1910 between Bremen and Galveston in ballast. Her owners, the British & Foreign Steam Ship Co., commissioned a namesake replacement the following year which caught fire and sank in 1933.

Sold for £298
Estimated at £150 - £250

(inc. buyer's premium of 24%)


Condition report
Good condition as seen under non-reflective glass

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.

 
F** Corpuz (Early 20th century)
S.S. 'St Leonards'
Signed and dated 'F. Corpus 1908' (lower left)
Gouache
15¼ x 24½in. (39 x 62.5cm.)

This 4,249 ton tramp steamer was built by Swann Hunter in 1897. She foundered on 7th December, 1910 between Bremen and Galveston in ballast. Her owners, the British & Foreign Steam Ship Co., commissioned a namesake replacement the following year which caught fire and sank in 1933.