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    Sale 2129

    Maritime Decorative Arts

    15 January 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 87

    A model of a New Bedford whale boat

    WILLIAM E. HITCHCOCK (1928-2006)

    Price Realised  

    A model of a New Bedford whale boat
    William E. Hitchcock (1928-2006)
    white painted hull with black sheer and rail, the interior painted a light blue and detailed with floorboards, thwarts, center board trunk, mast step and partners, mast with furled sail, oars, harpoons, bucket, coils of line, and other details. Displayed in a mahogany and glass case with brass trim and an inlaid decorative border.
    10 x 30 in. (25.4 x 76.2 cm.) cased.


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