A diorama "Bound for Bombay" of the British steamer "Punda". by Robert H Mouat (British, 20th century) the model, in 1/6 in.=1 ft. scale, of the steamer passing a fortification off Mozambique, set in a modeled and painted sea, the hull weathered and well detailed with deck houses, port holes, boats on davits, ladders, railings, and other details. Displayed in a brass framed glass case with a mahogany base. 22-½ x 8 x 11 in.(57 x 20 x 28cm.) cased.
Lot 470
A diorama "Bound for Bombay" of the British steamer Punda
22-1/2 x 8 x 11 in.(57 x 20 x 28 cm.) cased.
Sold for US$ 1,250 inc. premium
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A diorama "Bound for Bombay" of the British steamer Punda
Robert H Mouat (British, 20th century)
the model, in 1/6 in.=1 ft. scale, of the steamer passing a fortification off Mozambique, set in a modeled and painted sea, the hull weathered and well detailed with deck houses, port holes, boats on davits, ladders, railings, and other details. Displayed in a brass framed glass case with a mahogany base.
22-1/2 x 8 x 11 in.(57 x 20 x 28 cm.) cased.

Footnotes

  • The Pundua was built in 1945 for the British India Steam navigation as part of an effort to replace merchant ships lost to enemy action during the War. For over 20 years the Pundua navigated the waters of the Eastern trade routes carrying passenger, mail and freight.
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