R.M.S. Olympic - 1991 Auction
Alterations and extra Lots to the catalogue relating to items from the S.S. Olympic.
To be sold at 12 Noon, Friday, 13th December 1991.
1433 Should read: together with two similar brackets now attached to a fluted pilaster, stamped "BR DK 400 for End Front of Ele" and "1st BR DK for Port Front of Ele 400."
1437 and 1438 Are windows from the 2nd class entrance, and Bridge deck and not fire places as catalogued.
1439 Is a window from from the 2nd class smoking room and not a fireplace as catalogued.
1451A Three sections of green painted oak moulded bannister rail and five sections of moulding. (8)
Price realized: £130
1451B Three fluted and green painted column bases, 7½” x 58½” high (difference sizes) plus two fragments and nineteen sawn off sections of green painted and fluted pilaster each approx. 8” x 16½” long.
Price realized: £290
1451C A cream painted trellis work panel from one of the verandah cafes 31” x 84” high. A white painted panel inscribed in chalk on the reverse “No. 4 Frame Midship Side Star Pass 400 Shelter Dk.” 31½” x 82” high. A door surround 32¼” x 81” high and two sections of oak panelling. (5)
Price realized: £360
1451D Fifteen sections of green painted and gilded oak frieze rail from various positions on the Bridge and Promenade decks, decorated with carved acanthus, floral husks and medallions, several sections punch stamped on reverse,
Price realized: £2,300
1451E A pair of oak green painted free standing frames each raised on a plinth base, 36” x 36½” high.
Price realized: £180
1451F A stained oak cupboard from a first class stateroom with a mirror panel door enclosing cut out bottle stands flanked by turned pilasters and open shelves 29” x 37”, inscribed in pencil on the reverse, “C101”, and a mahogany pedestal washbasin with hinged top enclosing a wash basin, cupboard below, 23” x 34½” high inscribed on the reverse “No.1 Mail Clerks Rm Middle Dk s.s. Olympic.”
Price realized: £400
1451G A large oval bevelled glass wall mirror with ornate gilt frame decorated with leaves and berries 61” x 43”. Provenance: Purchased by the vendor’s father at the dispersal sale November 1935 since fitted into a cinema, but removed and stored some years ago.
Price realized: £600
1451H A smaller similar mirror. 59” x 33½”. Provenance: As above.
Price realized: £540
1451J A similar mirror. 59” x 33½”. Provenance: As above.
Price realized: £540
1451K A color print of the S.S. Olympic passing the Calshot lightship, after Walter Thomas, unframed.
Price realized: £320
1451L A monochrome print of the R.M.S. Berengaria, after Frank Henry Mason, unframed. Provenance: Mr. Henry Duffin a worker at the Breakers’ Yard Jarrow, thence by descent to his nephew Mr. T.F. Quinn.
Price realized: £?
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