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Cased Painted Wooden Model of the Schooner Yacht FLYING FISH

Auction:
2482
Lot:
228
Sold for:
$1,422$1,200

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2482
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 08, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

Cased Painted Wooden Model of the Schooner Yacht FLYING FISH of Boston, America, late 19th century, mounted on a mahogany plinth, overall ht. 26, wd. 14, lg. 28 in.

Note: The Flying Fish was designed and built by Jeremiah Burnham. She was launched in 1860 in Massachusetts, and for over twenty years her design was used as a model by many shipbuilders.
Estimate $600-800

Keywords

Jeremiah Burnham, Massachusetts, Friendly interactive shell, Schooner

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