Wed, 31st Oct 2012 12:00

Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art (Cochrane)

 
  Lot 48
 

48

'A VIEW OF THE FRENCH RAFT AS SEEN AFLOAT AT...

'A VIEW OF THE FRENCH RAFT AS SEEN AFLOAT AT ST. MALOES, IN FEBRUARY 1798... FOR THE INVASION OF ENGLAND'
published by John Fairburn, London, 13th February, 1798, hand-coloured engraving, plate -- 9½ x 16½in. (24 x 42cm.), mounted, framed and glazed

Sold for £124
Estimated at £150 - £250

(inc. buyer's premium of 24%)


Condition Report
Unexamined out of frame; some time-staining apparent in sky, small tear through inscription, possibly laid down; mount needs to be changed to acid free variety; Hogarth-type frame in good condition.

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.

 
'A VIEW OF THE FRENCH RAFT AS SEEN AFLOAT AT ST. MALOES, IN FEBRUARY 1798... FOR THE INVASION OF ENGLAND'
published by John Fairburn, London, 13th February, 1798, hand-coloured engraving, plate -- 9½ x 16½in. (24 x 42cm.), mounted, framed and glazed