Duchess of Devonshire builders half block

 

Duchess of Devonshire builders half block
Duchess of Devonshire builders half block Duchess of Devonshire builders half block Duchess of Devonshire builders half block


Item Notes: THIS ITEM IS NOW SOLD An Exquisite example of a ship builders half block of the paddle steamer Duchess of Devonshire built by R.H Green, Blackwall for the Devon Steamship Company 1892. Carved hull painted black over the waterline, gold lining and finely decorated paddlebox and stern, gilt fittings including wood-capped deck rails, cut away funnel and masts, mounted on a polished contrasting wooden board divided at the waterline. Length 4 and a half feet. Amazing detail all around, one of the nicest I've ever seen.

Price: £ 3500

Item Code: 0063

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