7 May 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 2,375
Estimate GBP 700 - GBP 1,000
A SAILOR'S PICTURE HALF-MODEL OF AN EAST INDIAMAN UNDER FULL SAIL
With old label inscribed 'Leith Church' and 'Old carved ships'
22 in. (55.8 cm.) high; 32¾ in. (83.1 cm.) wide; 4 in. (10.2 cm.) deep
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