An Important Private Maritime Collection
Including Maritime Paintings and Shipbuilders' Models

14 Apr 2010, starting at 13:00 EDT.

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A diorama entitled "Rendezvous with Nelson" By Arthur Clark (Hitchcock family, 20th century) A clear-water diorama depicting a well detailed model of Lord Nelson's flagship under full sail meeting the 36-gun frigate H.M.S. Euralyus and the British cutter Dart. Each model, is set into the glass sea and detailed with built up and painted hulls, planked decks, numerous deck details including figure heads, pin and fife rails, ship's boats, cannons rigged on carriages, masts with standing and running rigging, sails with seam panels (some furled), figures on deck, and other details.

A shipbuilders' half model of an iron merchant clipper ship Scottish, circa 1870. the hull built up in lifts in 1/4 in.=1 ft. scale, unpainted below the waterline and with black topsides above, carved figurehead, three truncated masts, deck details include hand rails, deckhouse, winches, lifeboat on davits, lowered gangway, helm and binnacle, and other details. Displayed in a mahogany case with solid back, turned corner pillars and inscribed ivorine plaque. 80 in.(203.2 cm.) cased length.

A shipbuilders' half block model of the iron barque "Glandinorwig" for D. P. Williams & Co's Gwynedd Shipping Company Scottish, circa 1876. the hull built up from the solid in lifts in ¼ in.=1 ft. scale, painted with a cream bottom and black and white topsides with gun ports, deck details include ship's wheel, skylights, deck housing, three truncated masts, bow with cathead, gilt carved beakhead, and a female figurehead. Displayed within a glazed mahogany case with gilt lettered details on the backboard. 69-¾ in.(177.1 cm.) length.

William Barnett Spencer (British, born circa 1810-died circa 1884) The British four-master Vanduara at sea under full sail 19 x 31 in. (48.3 x 78.7 cm.)

William Howard Yorke (American, 1847-1921) The British bark Estrella, in-bound for Liverpool and calling for a pilot off the Point Lynas lighthouse, Anglesey, North Wales 20 x 30 in. (50.8 x 76.2 cm.)

A shipbuilders' half block model of the sailing ship "East-Indian" for Lang & Fulton of Greenock Scottish, circa 1894. the hull built-up with laminated wood in 1/8 in.:1 ft. scale, and painted with grey, white and black topsides with gun ports, the deck detailed with lifeboat on davits, gilt brass fittings throughout, deckhouse, (3) truncated masts, handrails ship's wheel and binnacle, navigation lamps and capstan. Displayed with a wood plaque lettered "Ship/"East-Indian"/Reg. Dim. 252.4. 39.05.22.5 Gross 1745.66/built by/Robert Duncan & Co. Ltd./ Port-Glasgow/1894", in a glazed mahogany case with mirror back and ends. 56 in.(142.2 cm.) length

A shipbuilders' half block model of the steamship "Isel Holme" British, circa 1899. the hull built up in lifts in ¼"=1' scale, and painted with a cream bottom and black topsides, carved and gilt wood female figurehead, and four bladed propeller, with gilt brass fittings including anchor and winch, ventilators, deck winches, stanchions, hand rails and Kelvin type binnacle, in glazed oak case with replaced back mirror. 109-½ in.(278.1 cm.) Length.

A shipbuilders' model of the twin-screw cross Channel steamer S.S. "Seaford" for Denny Brothers,Scottish, circa 1894

A shipbuilders' model of the turret deck steamer S.S. "Pearlmoore" for the South Shields Steam Ship Co.,Scottish, circa 1897

John Frederick Loos (Belgian, mid/late 19th Century) The American bark J.S. Winslow at sea , 1870 20 1/2 x 30 1/4 in. (52.0 x 77.0cm.)

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