30 January 2008
A static display model of Bluebird K3 1937 Gold Cup Racer
the hull carved, sanded, faired and painted with a black bottom, blue topsides and a silver deck. With the "infinity" sign and K3 on either side in decals. The deck and exterior hull detailed with cleats, exhaust vents, intake and cockpit. The cockpit detailed with a mahogany dash, gauges and dials, wheel, set and other details. Displayed on a pair of turned brass pedestals within a glass case with mahogany case and brass trim.
14 x 45 x 13½ in. (36.8 x 114.3 x 34.3 cm.) cased.
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The watch that flew to the moon with NASA’s astronauts — a rare commemorative version of which is offered online, 24 April to 8 May
This monumental, square-format work is a major highlight of Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale on 20 June in London