Tue, 2nd Nov 2021 10:00

Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art (Zephyr)

  Lot 6


WILLIAM CALCOTT KNELL (BRITISH, 1830-1880) Estuary scene at sunset

Sold for £434
Estimated at £300 - £500

(Please note the sold price includes buyer's premium at 24%)

Condition report

Relined possibly with repeated insciption on reverse.

Minor retouching to sky

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.



Thames estuary scene at sunset

Signed and dated ‘W. Calcott Knell/1864’ (lower left)

Oil on canvas

8 x 13½in. (20.5 x 34cm.)

Auction: Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art (Zephyr), Tue, 2nd Nov 2021

Mercantile (Sail) – 1-92A
Mercantile (Steam) – 93-151
Naval (Sail) – 155-236
Naval (Steam) – 240-340
Navigation & Scientific Instruments – 341-392 


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  2. Online via one of the following platforms:
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    Invaluable: 3% surcharge
    The Saleroom: 5% surcharge

We regret we are unable to offer telephone bidding for this sale


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