Wed, 22nd Oct 2008 12:00

Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art (Association)

 
  Lot 43
 

43

A RARE 19TH-CENTURY SAILORWORK TAPESTRY...

A RARE 19TH-CENTURY SAILORWORK TAPESTRY COMMEMORATING THE SHIPS OF TRAFALGAR

the names of all the vessels in the action worked in different-coloured wools, interspersed with the 'England Expects...' quote and assorted naval devices such as capstans and anchors

14½ x 16in. (37 x 41cm.) Original flame mahogany frame, glazed

Sold for £1,240
Estimated at £1,000 - £1,500

(inc. buyer's premium of 24%)


 
A RARE 19TH-CENTURY SAILORWORK TAPESTRY COMMEMORATING THE SHIPS OF TRAFALGAR

the names of all the vessels in the action worked in different-coloured wools, interspersed with the 'England Expects...' quote and assorted naval devices such as capstans and anchors

14½ x 16in. (37 x 41cm.) Original flame mahogany frame, glazed