A model of the clipper ship Sea Witch American, 20th century 37-1/2 x 13-1/2 x 25 in. (95.3 x 34.3 x 63.5 cm.) cased.

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Lot 2008W
A model of the clipper ship Sea Witch
American, 20th century
37-1/2 x 13-1/2 x 25 in. (95.3 x 34.3 x 63.5 cm.) cased.

Sold for US$ 1,220 inc. premium
A model of the clipper ship Sea Witch
American, 20th century
the hull built up from the solid, with a painted copper bottom, black topsides, white cap rail, the decks with the planking scored in on and detailed with catheads, chocks, coils of line, capstan, ladders, deck hatches, boats on coach roof and on davits, casks of water, pump, skylights, companionway, bowsprit and masts (3), cross spars with stunsail booms, standing and running rigging and numerous other details. Displayed in a glass case with a mahogany base. 37-1/2 x 13-1/2 x 25 in. (95.3 x 34.3 x 63.5 cm.) cased.

Footnotes

  • The American built clipper ship Sea Witch was active between 1849-1856. She was built by Smith & Dimon; New York in 1846 and owned by the New York firm of Howland and Aspinwall for the Canton trade. She had principal dimensions of 192ft LOA x 34ft beam x 19ft draft and weighing 908 tons, she was lost in 1856.

    Provenance:
    G. Bruce Kamp.
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