Tue, 3rd Nov 2015 12:00

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

 
  Lot 97
 

97

A FINELY CARVED EARLY 19TH-CENTURY 'BUGBEAR'...

A FINELY CARVED EARLY 19TH-CENTURY 'BUGBEAR' COCONUT FLASK,
carved in the round with roundals comprising Britannia, a swag of musical instruments, (?) a French cockerel and serpent, the end with typical yawing bearded face with glass eyes, -- 5in. (12.5cm.) high; together with a small coconut inscribed to Rosa de Roboletto decorated with patriotic motifs
(2)

Sold for £558
Estimated at £400 - £600

(inc. buyer's premium of 24%)


 
A FINELY CARVED EARLY 19TH-CENTURY 'BUGBEAR' COCONUT FLASK,
carved in the round with roundals comprising Britannia, a swag of musical instruments, (?) a French cockerel and serpent, the end with typical yawing bearded face with glass eyes, -- 5in. (12.5cm.) high; together with a small coconut inscribed to Rosa de Roboletto decorated with patriotic motifs
(2)