Tue, 8th Nov 2016 12:00

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

 
  Lot 88
 

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CAPTAIN FREDERICK MARRYAT'S TELESCOPE<br/>an early...

CAPTAIN FREDERICK MARRYAT'S TELESCOPE
an early 19th century 1½in. single draw mahogany and brass telescope by Worthington & Allan, London, signed by the eye-piece as per title and inscribed on cuff Captn. Marryat C.B., tapering mahogany tube with lens cap and dust slide -- 25½in. (64.8cm.) closed

Nathanial Worthington & James Allan worked between 1821-1834 from 196 Piccadilly. In an interesting coincidence, these rooms sold Marryat's night glass, a rare model by Thomas Jones, as lot 72 in sale 006, October 2010.

Sold for £744
Estimated at £600 - £800

(inc. buyer's premium of 24%)


Condition Report
Fine original condition with good optics still giving strong, clear images.

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.

 
CAPTAIN FREDERICK MARRYAT'S TELESCOPE
an early 19th century 1½in. single draw mahogany and brass telescope by Worthington & Allan, London, signed by the eye-piece as per title and inscribed on cuff Captn. Marryat C.B., tapering mahogany tube with lens cap and dust slide -- 25½in. (64.8cm.) closed

Nathanial Worthington & James Allan worked between 1821-1834 from 196 Piccadilly. In an interesting coincidence, these rooms sold Marryat's night glass, a rare model by Thomas Jones, as lot 72 in sale 006, October 2010.