• Christies auction house James Christie logo

    Sale 2030

    Important American Furniture, Folk Art, Maritime Art and Prints

    25 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 56

    A large half block model of a packet ship

    NEW ENGLAND, MID-19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A large half block model of a packet ship
    New England, mid-19th century
    built up in thirteen lifts of mahogany, with gold waterline, black painted topsides, applied waist and sheer trim.
    15 x 75 in. (38.1 x 190.5 cm.) backboard.


    Contact Client Service
    • info@christies.com

    • New York +1 212 636 2000

    • London +44 (0)20 7839 9060

    • Hong Kong +852 2760 1766

    • Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766

    Applied to the deck is the remnant of a label from John Davis & Son/Ship and Family Stores/No. 204 Commercial and 179 Fulton Streets/Boston". The label marked in pen with additional information on the shipyard in Maine (label torn and missing a section).