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    Sale 2129

    Maritime Decorative Arts

    15 January 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 187

    A commemorative embroidered silk work image of the H.M.S. Clio

    BRITISH; CA. 1870

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A commemorative embroidered silk work image of the H.M.S. Clio
    British; ca. 1870
    the image of the ship embroidered in white, black, red blue and tan thread, in a profile view, under steam with the white duster flying on a tinted sky and sea with some embroidered waves. Displayed in an oval mount [not examined out of the frame].
    13 x 18½ in. (33 x 47 cm.) sight.


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    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from the collection of Douglas F. Bushnell