Tue, 3rd Nov 2015 12:00

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

 
  Lot 69
 

69

A MARINE-THEMED MARQUETRY ESCRITOIRE, CIRCA...

A MARINE-THEMED MARQUETRY ESCRITOIRE, CIRCA 1850
the lid depicting the fleet departing Spithead bound for the Baltic on 11th March 1854, the interior with tooled leather writing slope, typical fittings and accessories -- 6½ x 17 x 10¼in. (16 x 43 x 26cm.)

Sold for £558
Estimated at £250 - £400

(inc. buyer's premium of 24%)


Condition Report
Fading and wear to image, with crack running along the lower edge of the image. Replaced leather writing surface.

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 MARINE-THEMED MARQUETRY ESCRITOIRE, CIRCA 1850
the lid depicting the fleet departing Spithead bound for the Baltic on 11th March 1854, the interior with tooled leather writing slope, typical fittings and accessories -- 6½ x 17 x 10¼in. (16 x 43 x 26cm.)