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    Sale 2129

    Maritime Decorative Arts

    15 January 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 202

    A model of the Nantucket Lightship

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A model of the Nantucket Lightship
    the hull painted with a maroon bottom, black waterline and red topsides with "NANTUCKET" along the topsides in white, with painted decks and detailed with anchor rode, bell, search lights, deck structures, funnel with the U.S. Coast Guard emblem, masts with standing and running rigging, boats on davits, rafts, railings, canopy frames, and other details. Mounted on a pair of turned brass pedestals within a mahogany framed glass case with matching stand.
    63½ x 46¼ in. (161.3 x 117.5 cm.) cased on stand. (2)


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