A Museum quality diorama model of the ship Oder 31x24x15ins. (79x61x38cm)
Lot 38W
A Museum quality diorama model of the ship Oder 31x24x15ins. (79x61x38cm)
Sold for £6,000 (US$ 10,078) inc. premium
Auction Details
A Museum quality diorama model of the ship Oder 31x24x15ins. (79x61x38cm)
Lot Details
A Museum quality diorama model of the ship Oder
Built by Mr Walter Creighton, Hull c. 1869. Hull of solid timber, painted black to the waterline and gold below, with gilded wales and figurehead. Varnished decks and spars, with scale figures. Shown on the ways in a dockyard setting, with a signpost J Creighton Ship Builders 1808, including a foundry, sawpit, and carpenter's shop, with various yard workers. In a brass frame mahogany display case. 31x24x15ins. (79x61x38cm)

Footnotes

  • Built by Walter Creighton and his brothers, carpenters and joiners of Hull. No yard of J Creighton, or a full rigged ship named Oder are known to have come from Hull, so it must assumed that the scene is an imaginative one.
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