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MA14: Maritime Auction

A Fine 'Foudroyant' Oak and Copper Wall Cabinet by Goodall Lamb & Heighway, Manchester, From Ships Timber and Metal Salvaged From HMS Foudroyant

Auction Lot MA14/179

A fine 'Foudroyant' oak and copper wall cabinet by Goodall Lamb & Heighway, Manchester, from ships timber and metal salvaged from HMS Foudroyant, styled in the form of the stern of the Foudroyant with copper and glass anchor light over arched transom, decorated with copper scroll mounts and circular portrait plaque of Nelson looking to sinister, flanked by domed finials, the copper mounted frieze inscribed '1798 Foudroyant 1801' over double glazed doors with copper strapwork and graduated laurel wreathes to sides and glazed quarter gallery style sections to either side, the base section with ropetwist border and inswept base in the manner of stern strakes, central rudder style foot and copper plaque ' Goodall Lamb & Heighway manufactured from the oak and copper salvaged from Nelson's 'Foudroyant', 163cm wide, 40cm depth, also together with a copy of an original brochure 'The ship of the century Nelson's flagship Foudroyant' in which the cabinet is illustrated as item number 36.

A Fine 'Foudroyant' Oak and Copper Wall Cabinet by Goodall Lamb & Heighway, Manchester, From Ships Timber and Metal Salvaged From HMS Foudroyant (MA14/179) offered in our Maritime Auction starting on 11th June 2014 at our salerooms in Exeter, Devon.

Lot Description

A fine 'Foudroyant' oak and copper wall cabinet by Goodall Lamb & Heighway, Manchester, from ships timber and metal salvaged from HMS Foudroyant, styled in the form of the stern of the Foudroyant with copper and glass anchor light over arched transom, decorated with copper scroll mounts and circular portrait plaque of Nelson looking to sinister, flanked by domed finials, the copper mounted frieze inscribed '1798 Foudroyant 1801' over double glazed doors with copper strapwork and graduated laurel wreathes to sides and glazed quarter gallery style sections to either side, the base section with ropetwist border and inswept base in the manner of stern strakes, central rudder style foot and copper plaque ' Goodall Lamb & Heighway manufactured from the oak and copper salvaged from Nelson's 'Foudroyant', 163cm wide, 40cm depth, also together with a copy of an original brochure 'The ship of the century Nelson's flagship Foudroyant' in which the cabinet is illustrated as item number 36.

Price Realised

£16,000

Department

Maritime and Sporting

Fine Art Category

Maritime Collectables

Fine Art Knowledge Base

Sale Information

MA14: Maritime Auction
Wednesday, 11th June 2014
Okehampton Street, Exeter

Contact

For more information about this particular auction lot, please contact:-

Brian Goodison-BlanksBrian Goodison-Blanks


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