Tue, 3rd Nov 2015 12:00

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

 
  Lot 37
 

37

ENGLISH SCHOOL, 19TH-CENTURY<br/>The masted...

ENGLISH SCHOOL, 19TH-CENTURY
The masted turret-deck battleship H.M.S. 'Inflexible' under sail and steam, circa 1881
Initialled and inscribed in pencil 'SD May / 81' (lower right)
Watercolour heightened with white
11½ x 17½in. (29 x 43cm.)

Sold for £174
Estimated at £150 - £250

(inc. buyer's premium of 24%)


Condition Report
Secured to old mount which is now endangering image. Two or three wormholes, one in sky and one missen top gallant. Some modest or minor spotting in clouds, overall still bright and strong as an image.

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ENGLISH SCHOOL, 19TH-CENTURY
The masted turret-deck battleship H.M.S. 'Inflexible' under sail and steam, circa 1881
Initialled and inscribed in pencil 'SD May / 81' (lower right)
Watercolour heightened with white
11½ x 17½in. (29 x 43cm.)