Tue, 8th Nov 2016 12:00

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

 
  Lot 89
 

89

A RARE BOVEY TRACEY BLUE AND WHITE MESS BOWL,...

A RARE BOVEY TRACEY BLUE AND WHITE MESS BOWL, CIRCA 1870
probably a wreck find, the exterior transfer printed to front for MESS 11, flanked by depictions of Brunel's Royal Albert Bridge over the Tamar River and a busy view of Plymouth harbour from the sea; the interior transfer decorated with British patriotic symbols and foul anchors within rope border -- 6½in. (16.5cm.) diameter


Estimated at £250 - £350


Condition Report
Hairline crack through Mess 11 transfer, old staining due to long saltwater immersion.

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 RARE BOVEY TRACEY BLUE AND WHITE MESS BOWL, CIRCA 1870
probably a wreck find, the exterior transfer printed to front for MESS 11, flanked by depictions of Brunel's Royal Albert Bridge over the Tamar River and a busy view of Plymouth harbour from the sea; the interior transfer decorated with British patriotic symbols and foul anchors within rope border -- 6½in. (16.5cm.) diameter