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Mounted Half-Hull Model of the Ship John O'Gaunt

Auction:
2509
Lot:
974
Sold for:
$4,444$3,750

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2509
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 15, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Mounted Half-Hull Model of the Ship John O'Gaunt, late 19th century, vessel identified on engraved plaque, plank constructed half-hull painted dark brown below the waterline, with carved scrolled foliage figurehead, mounted on a wood panel, 14 3/4 x 59 1/2 in., overall.

Note: The wooden ship John O'Gaunt was built at Whitehaven, England, for Thomas Bell Esquire, Liverpool in 1855. She weighed 859 tons.
Estimate $4,000-6,000

Keywords

John O'Gaunt, Thomas Bell Esquire, Whitehaven, United Kingdom, Figurehead, Hull, Ship construction

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