ending Mon, 1st Jul 2019 20:00

Liner China Timed Online Auction

 
  Lot 60
 

60

INTERNATIONAL MERCANTILE MARINE COMPANY: A CHINA SOUP PLATE BY BUFFALO CHINA, CIRCA 1925

Sold for £14
Estimated at £20 - £30

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


Condition report

C2

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.

 

INTERNATIONAL MERCANTILE MARINE COMPANY: A CHINA SOUP PLATE BY BUFFALO CHINA, CIRCA 1925

crest to front. Diameter -- 9in. (22. cm.) C2

The IMMCo. was a trust formed in the early 20th century as an attempt by J.P. Morgan to monopolize the shipping trade. The trust caused great concern in the British shipping industry and led directly to the British government's subsidy of the Cunard Line's new ships RMShips Lusitania and Mauretania in an effort to compete.

Auction: Liner China Timed Online Auction, ending Mon, 1st Jul 2019

Key to Conditon Ratings:

A Mint

B Minor wear

C Old/typical wear commensurate with age

C Cracked

D Chipped

E Restored

F Very poor overall condition

 

1 No visible issues

2 One or two minor nibbles

3 Overall

4 Many

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