RESULTS: Maritime Art Including a Channel Island Collection

Maritime Art

Including a Channel Island Collection
South Kensington – Thursday 24 November 2011

Sale no: 3039 – Top Three

[All sold prices include buyer’s premium]






Lots Sold: 176

Lots Offered: 254

Sold by Lot: 69%

Sold by £: 65%

Exchange Rate£:= $1.554/€1.160





Estimate (£)


Purchase Price




Willem van de Velde II,  A Flagship of the Red Squadron running before a gale with another close-hauled vessel off her starboard beam

70,000 - 100,000


US Private


Jamie Medlin, Mariquita racing to windward during the Pendennis Cup, 2010

30,000 - 50,000


Russian Private


Montague Dawson, F.R.S.A., R.S.M.A, Caliph at sea in a fresh breeze

35,000 - 40,000


US Private


Comment: Jane Turner, Director and Sarah Reynolds, Associate Specialist commented:

“The Maritime Art sale achieved strong results, and we are particularly pleased with the interest received for the Channel Islands Collection. The Collection realized a total of £122,571, and set a new world record price for a painting by Edmund Blampied (St. Helier 1886-1966) when Preparations for lunch in a Jersey Kitchen sold for £20,000 to a telephone bidder (lot 132). Many of the works by Channel Islands artists and depicting local scenes were bought by private collectors from the islands following some very competitive bidding for the highest quality works.”


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Next Sale Date:

The next Maritime Art sale to be held at Christie’s South Kensington  will be on 23 May 2012. Please visit the department page  for more information on upcoming sales






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