Tue, 2nd May 2017 12:00

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

 
  Lot 38
 

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δ FRANK HENRY MASON (BRITISH,...

δ FRANK HENRY MASON (BRITISH, 1876-1955)
Camper & Nicholson's International Dragon Class Yacht 'Bluebottle' Racing off the Isle of Wight, circa 1950
Signed 'Frank H. Mason' (lower left), with artist's inscription to verso 'Trial Spin with Racing Sails' and gallery label for N.R. Omell
Oil on canvas laid on board
11½ x 15½in. (29 x 39.5cm.)

Provenance: With N.R. Omell, catalogue 14, 1987; lot 76 at Sotheby's, London
September 30, 1986.

Bluebottle was presented to Princess Elizabeth and Prince Phillip as a wedding present in 1948 by Island Sailing Club of Cowes, Isle of Wight and was raced by Prince Phillip until his retirement from racing in 1962. And is now moored besides R.Y. Britannia in Leith.


Sold for £2,108
Estimated at £1,500 - £2,500

(inc. buyer's premium of 24%)


Condition Report
Could do with a light clean

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.

 
δ FRANK HENRY MASON (BRITISH, 1876-1955)
Camper & Nicholson's International Dragon Class Yacht 'Bluebottle' Racing off the Isle of Wight, circa 1950
Signed 'Frank H. Mason' (lower left), with artist's inscription to verso 'Trial Spin with Racing Sails' and gallery label for N.R. Omell
Oil on canvas laid on board
11½ x 15½in. (29 x 39.5cm.)

Provenance: With N.R. Omell, catalogue 14, 1987; lot 76 at Sotheby's, London
September 30, 1986.

Bluebottle was presented to Princess Elizabeth and Prince Phillip as a wedding present in 1948 by Island Sailing Club of Cowes, Isle of Wight and was raced by Prince Phillip until his retirement from racing in 1962. And is now moored besides R.Y. Britannia in Leith.