London, South Kensington
29 September 2010
This lot is offered without a reserve
A CARVED WOOD MODEL OF THE FOUR-MASTED BARK 'CALIFORNIA'
LATE 20TH CENTURY
44 in. (111.8 cm.) long
In a glass case -- 27¾ in. (70.5 cm.) high; 47¼ in. (120 cm.) wide; 11¾ in. (30 cm.) deep
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Built by Harland & Wolff Ltd, Belfast, for the White Star Line. The 'California' sailed frequently between Britain and America from 1890-1926 until she was stranded on Old Providence Island on 15 April 1927.
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