25 July 2007
This lot is offered without a reserve
A folk art half model of the Eliza on a painted backboard
C.E. Fenbow; 1903
the model, in the form of a clinker built launch, with a dramatic sheer, and gold painted bottom, dark green topsides and with the name "ELIZA". The background with a painted green sea and colorful sky, with shipping and a landscape in the background. In a black painted frame with painted gold details.
11 x 28 in. (27.9 x 71.1 cm.) backboard.
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