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    Sale 2129

    Maritime Decorative Arts

    15 January 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 178

    A builder's half model of a proposed design for Gold Cup Racer

    EARLY 20TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A builder's half model of a proposed design for Gold Cup Racer
    early 20th Century
    built up in two lifts, shaped, sanded and faired to the hull design, with an extreme counter rising up from the stem of the bow to the cockpit and fore deck break, with a long gentle run aft from the deck break. Remnants of red polychome coloring to the bottom. Mounted on painted brown backboard.
    6½ x 39 in. (16.5 x 99 cm.) backboard.


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