R.M.S. Olympic - 1998 Auction


 

856  A fine ormolu light fitting from the 1st Class entrance of the S.S. Olympic, the ornate cut-glass shade, with ormolu leaf-pattern finial and leaf-pattern moulded border, on scrolling supports, 12 in. x 14 in. diameter.

Provenance:  Removed after the sale of fixtures and fittings of the S.S. Olympic at Palmer’s Yard, Jarrow, 1935.

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857  A post card featuring the White Star Liner Titanic.

858  A post card featuring the White Star Liner Titanic.

859  A post card featuring the R.M.S. Lusitania; and a post card featuring the disaster of the S.S. Berlin. (2)

860  A pair of Dutch style brass light fittings, each with a pair of sconces on scrolling supports with central baluster-shaped column, 11˝ in. high. Similar light fittings were fitted to 1st Class Stateroom B59 (see page 129 Titanic, Triumph and Tragedy by John P. Eaton and Charles A. Haas).

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861  A mahogany single bed with raised headboard centred by an oval panel with turned uprights, solid side board and a scrolling half-length bracket with square shaped splats, steel lath frame, 34 in. x 79 in. long raised on turned tapering legs, bearing the carpenters name stamp “T. O'Hara” and the shipyard number “99.R.433” and penciled inscription “Number 1 room B D.K.”.

Provenance: Although this bed bears the shipyard number for the S.S. Britannic it was purchased by the vendor’s mother from the dispersal sale of the fixtures and fittings from the S.S. Olympic at Palmer’s Yard, Jarrow, 1935.

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