Tue, 8th Nov 2016 12:00

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

 
  Lot 90
 

90

Ø A COMMEMORATIVE TORTOISESHELL AND IVORY...

Ø A COMMEMORATIVE TORTOISESHELL AND IVORY PLAQUE FOR H.M.S. PHOENIX, 1879
the ivory hull carved in profile and set on a blond shell plate set in tortoiseshell frame with ivory naval crown over and title under -- 5¼ x 7in. (13.5 x 17.8cm.)

H.M.S. Phoenix was a 'Doterel' Class sloop of 1,130 tons launched at Devonport on 16th September 1879. Designed to serve on the North American and West Indies Station, she was wrecked almost exactly three years later on 12th September 1882 en route to Canso, Nova Scotia.

Sold for £198
Estimated at £150 - £250

(inc. buyer's premium of 24%)


 
Ø A COMMEMORATIVE TORTOISESHELL AND IVORY PLAQUE FOR H.M.S. PHOENIX, 1879
the ivory hull carved in profile and set on a blond shell plate set in tortoiseshell frame with ivory naval crown over and title under -- 5¼ x 7in. (13.5 x 17.8cm.)

H.M.S. Phoenix was a 'Doterel' Class sloop of 1,130 tons launched at Devonport on 16th September 1879. Designed to serve on the North American and West Indies Station, she was wrecked almost exactly three years later on 12th September 1882 en route to Canso, Nova Scotia.