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    Sale 2129

    Maritime Decorative Arts

    15 January 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 25

    A circular serving tray in plate from the Hawksdale

    WALKER & HALL, BRITISH; 19TH CENTURY

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    A circular serving tray in plate from the Hawksdale
    Walker & Hall, British; 19th century
    engraved with floral decoration and the name of the ship Hawksdale, with button feet and signed on the bottom with maker's mark and maker.
    12 in. (30.5 cm.) diameter.


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    The ship Hawksdale was a steel ship built at Londonderry in 1890, and owned by P. Iredale & Porter of Liverpool. She was registered at 1,723 tons and made regular passages to Australia. She ran aground at Long Sands off Margate, England on January 28th 1899, bound from Hamburg to Melbourne.