15 January 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 1,250
Estimate USD 2,000 - USD 3,000
A display quality model of the whaleship Setter
William E. Hitchcock (1928-2006), circa 1995
the hull is built up from the solid with a red painted bottom and black topsides,tThe deck is planked in basswood and fitted with numerous details including: harpoon gun, bollards, ladders, deck windlass, mast, companionway, deck hatches, deck structure, bridge, boats on davits, skylights, binnacle, ship's wheel, radar, crow's nest, rigging with signal flags, aft mast with Red Duster, docking wheel and binnacle, and other details. Mounted on a pair of cast dolphin pedestals and displayed on a mahogany base with a brass bound glass cover.
14½ x 26½ in. (36.8 x 67.3 cm.) cased.
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