Tue, 3rd Nov 2015 12:00

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

 
  Lot 52
 

52

A RARE BOOKCASE/DISPLAY CABINET MADE FROM...

A RARE BOOKCASE/DISPLAY CABINET MADE FROM FOUDROYANT OAK AND COPPER BY GOODALL, LAMB & HEIGHWAY, CIRCA 1899
modelled as a ship's stern and quarter lights with copper strap hinges and banner inscribed 1798 FOUDROYANT 1801, carved wreaths and rope border, rudder head and securing chains, copper maker's provenance label secured within -- 40 x 64 x 19in. (101.5 x 162.5 x 48cm.)

Item no.36 in Goodall's catalogue is described as Wall Cabinet in 'Foudroyant' oak, with finely-modelled copper enrichments, &c. Suggested by the stern of the 'Foudroyant'. £60. 0s 0d. Originally there would have been a shaped taffrail with lamps and a profile of Nelson in copper.

Sold for £8,432
Estimated at £4,000 - £6,000

(inc. buyer's premium of 24%)


Condition Report
Good structural condition; three panes of glass missing from quarterlights; rear planking with gaps visible in image.

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 RARE BOOKCASE/DISPLAY CABINET MADE FROM FOUDROYANT OAK AND COPPER BY GOODALL, LAMB & HEIGHWAY, CIRCA 1899
modelled as a ship's stern and quarter lights with copper strap hinges and banner inscribed 1798 FOUDROYANT 1801, carved wreaths and rope border, rudder head and securing chains, copper maker's provenance label secured within -- 40 x 64 x 19in. (101.5 x 162.5 x 48cm.)

Item no.36 in Goodall's catalogue is described as Wall Cabinet in 'Foudroyant' oak, with finely-modelled copper enrichments, &c. Suggested by the stern of the 'Foudroyant'. £60. 0s 0d. Originally there would have been a shaped taffrail with lamps and a profile of Nelson in copper.