Wed, 25th Apr 2012 12:00

Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art (Anzac)

 
  Lot 44
 

44

AN EARLY 19TH-CENTURY MARQUETRY COAT OF ARMS...

AN EARLY 19TH-CENTURY MARQUETRY COAT OF ARMS FOR EARL NELSON
the sycamore panel with inlaid fruitwood on scroll-form ground entitled NELSON -- 12 x 8¾in. (30.5 x 22.2cm.), later frame with trade label for the Hoyer workshop, San Francisco

Note: it has been suggested that this coat of arms was originally located in one of the doors of Earl Nelson's carriage.

Sold for £744
Estimated at £400 - £600

(inc. buyer's premium of 24%)


Condition Report
Central split through sycamore, some evidence of fading, several hairline cracks from leading edges, indentation through lion supporter's right leg.

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.

 
AN EARLY 19TH-CENTURY MARQUETRY COAT OF ARMS FOR EARL NELSON
the sycamore panel with inlaid fruitwood on scroll-form ground entitled NELSON -- 12 x 8¾in. (30.5 x 22.2cm.), later frame with trade label for the Hoyer workshop, San Francisco

Note: it has been suggested that this coat of arms was originally located in one of the doors of Earl Nelson's carriage.