Tue, 3rd Nov 2015 12:00

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

 
  Lot 98
 

98

AN EARLY 19TH-CENTURY CARVED COCONUT FLASK AND...

AN EARLY 19TH-CENTURY CARVED COCONUT FLASK AND STAND
incised in the round with patriotic symbols comprising the UK crown, a thistle and shamrock, interspersed with geometrical patterns, inset metal (?lead) nozzle, mounted on a plain polished ring stand with three small candle sconces and feet, height including stand -- 5½in. (15cm.)

Sold for £496
Estimated at £400 - £600

(inc. buyer's premium of 24%)


Condition Report
two old blemished/indentations - one immediately above crown, the other to the left, otherwise in fine overall condition.

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.

 
AN EARLY 19TH-CENTURY CARVED COCONUT FLASK AND STAND
incised in the round with patriotic symbols comprising the UK crown, a thistle and shamrock, interspersed with geometrical patterns, inset metal (?lead) nozzle, mounted on a plain polished ring stand with three small candle sconces and feet, height including stand -- 5½in. (15cm.)