Wed, 29th Oct 2014 12:00

Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art (Wizard)

 
  Lot 91
 

91

A BUST-LENGTH FIGUREHEAD OF JOHN JERVIS, EARL...

Sold for £2,728
Estimated at £2,000 - £3,000

(Please note the sold price includes buyer's premium at 24%)


Condition report
Wood decay has been arrested, some filling underneath, arm missing, old losses and wear overall.

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 BUST-LENGTH FIGUREHEAD OF JOHN JERVIS, EARL OF ST.VINCENT, CIRCA 1800
carved from the solid and depicted wearing uniform coat with sash, gold medal and garter star, stock and cocked bicorn hat (wear, conservation) -- 32in. (81.5cm.) high