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    Sale 2129

    Maritime Decorative Arts

    15 January 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 146

    A model of Sir Thomas Lipton's steam yacht Erin

    Price Realised  


    A model of Sir Thomas Lipton's steam yacht Erin
    the hull of the model is painted with a green bottom, copper waterline and white topsides. The cap rail is of mahogany as are the decks with scored planking lines. The decks are detailed with anchors, bollards, anchor windlass, skylights ladders, deck houses, ventilators, deck railings, benches, six ship's boats on davits, bridge with binnacle and wheel, docking wheel, two masts with standing and running rigging, gangways, flags, and other details. Displayed on a pair of brass pedestals, in a mahogany framed glass case, decorated on the base with 'fan' inlays at the four corners and with mahogany stand.
    58 x 50¼ in. (147.3 x 127.6 cm.) cased on stand. (2)

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