Tue, 8th Nov 2016 12:00

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

 
  Lot 81
 

81

A SILVER-MOUNTED GOBLET MADE FROM QUEBEC...

A SILVER-MOUNTED GOBLET MADE FROM QUEBEC TREEN, CIRCA 1779
with pie-crust rim and cartouche inscribed This cup was part of the Quebec which after having Silenced her Enemy Surveillante was blown up off Ushant the 6 day of Oct 1779 due honor to the Captain Farmer and his brave seamen -- 5½in. (14cm.) high

Sold for £1,860
Estimated at £150 - £250

(inc. buyer's premium of 24%)


 
A SILVER-MOUNTED GOBLET MADE FROM QUEBEC TREEN, CIRCA 1779
with pie-crust rim and cartouche inscribed This cup was part of the Quebec which after having Silenced her Enemy Surveillante was blown up off Ushant the 6 day of Oct 1779 due honor to the Captain Farmer and his brave seamen -- 5½in. (14cm.) high