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    Sale 2129

    Maritime Decorative Arts

    15 January 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 148

    A static display model of the steam yacht Corsair (IV)

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    A static display model of the steam yacht Corsair (IV)
    the hull painted with a dark red bottom, green waterline, black topsides with inset brass port holes and a gold cove stripe. The deck is planked in mahogany and is fitted with numerous details which include: jackstaff, bollards, ventilators, anchors, chocks, companionways, cabins and superstructures, bridge with binnacle and engine telegraphs, skylights, deck railings, benches, wheel, flagstaff, funnel painted buff color, gangway, six ships boats and launches rigged on davits, masts, canopy frames and other details. Displayed on a pair of brass pedestals, within a glass case with a mahogany base and frame, on a matching stand.
    57 x 56¼ in. (144.8 x 142.9 cm.) cased on stand. (2)

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