Each model has its own set of pine oars with copper detail, these examples are the best we have ever seen and believe they will make an amazing display in the right space. The photos do not do these items justice as the craftsmanship is of the highest quality.
Every now and again something truly amazing comes along, this is true in this amazing collection of 3 museum quality folk-art hand-crafted Boat models. Dated to the first quarter of the 20th Century this unique set is scratch built, from a variety of materials including canvas hulls, pine frames, bamboo supports, brass and copper details, and cotton threads.
Size in inches approx.:
Large H 30” x W 38” x D 11”
Medium H 3” x W 25” x D 8”
Small H 3.5” x W 19.5” x D 9”
Period: First quarter of the 20th Century
Material: Mixed Material
Origin: United Kingdom
Completely solid in structure and form, worn surface, loss of painted surface and aged surface on all 3 examples. Rust in sections to the metal areas, crackled painted surface due to age. These times are dated to the early 20th Century so please expect age related wear and tear as shown in the photos provided. It is exceedingly difficult to photograph all the areas on this piece. Therefore, we strongly suggest reviewing all the photos provided as part of this advert and propose questions where sections / condition is unclear to avoid disappointment when purchasing.
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Cancellation / Refunds
We are unable to refund any item which is purchased unless the item is different from what is described in the advert stated. We go to a lot of effect to ensure our customers are happy with their items and purchases. Therefore, we strongly suggest the customer consider the purchase/view all pictures and close ups and propose as many questions via email before a purchase is made. We do no refund our customers if they choose to change their mind about the purchase unfortunately, we will however offer a full refund of the item (excluding postage) if the item once received is not as described, this however can only take place within 48hr of the item being received by the customer. Once an item has been received and if a cancellation has been agreed by The House of Antiques management team, the customer is liable for the cost and insurance of postage if the item needs to be sent back to us in London.
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