Tue, 6th Nov 2018 11:00

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

 
  Lot 77
 

77

H.E. STEPHENS (19TH/20TH CENTURY BRITISH SCHOOL) - H.M.S. 'Aboukir’ [1900-1914]

H.E. STEPHENS (19TH/20TH CENTURY BRITISH SCHOOL)

H.M.S. 'Aboukir’ [1900-1914]

Oil on canvas

Signed and dated 'H.E. Stephens 1902' (lower left)

19½ x 29½in. (49.5 x 75cm.)

This picture depicts Aboukir in her smart Victorian livery of red below the waterline, black topsides and buff funnels - the Royal Navy adopted battleship grey from 1902. Aboukir was like her sister Cressy in the previous lot, one of the three cruisers lost in a single September morning in 1914 to the torpedoes of U-9.

Sold for £471
Estimated at £300 - £500

(inc. buyer's premium of 24%)


Condition Report

fine overall 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.

 

H.E. STEPHENS (19TH/20TH CENTURY BRITISH SCHOOL)

H.M.S. 'Aboukir’ [1900-1914]

Oil on canvas

Signed and dated 'H.E. Stephens 1902' (lower left)

19½ x 29½in. (49.5 x 75cm.)

This picture depicts Aboukir in her smart Victorian livery of red below the waterline, black topsides and buff funnels - the Royal Navy adopted battleship grey from 1902. Aboukir was like her sister Cressy in the previous lot, one of the three cruisers lost in a single September morning in 1914 to the torpedoes of U-9.

Auction: Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art ('Speedy'), Tue, 6th Nov 2018

Page turning catalogue here

Downloadable bid form here

Main View and Sale Venue:
25 Blythe Road
London, W14 0PD

Large Object View and Post-Sale Collection:
6 Imperial Studios
3-11 Imperial Road
London, SW6 2AG

 

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