Historic Maritime online Online
White-painted and Polychrome Decorated Carved Pine "Don't Give Up the Ship" Plaque, John Haley Bellamy (Kittery, Maine, and Portsmouth, New Hampshire, 1836-1914), the spreadwing eagle surmounted by a banner carved with a star and inscribed with the slogan, the reverse with incised initials "JB," (some retouch), lg. 26 in.
retouch to large areas of the white paint to address losses and wear. no evidence of breaks or repair.
The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.