Price

£2200.00

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Wedgwood Porcelain Plaques of  Ships

The Great Republic and The Dashing Wave

1976-81

The pair of Wedgwood porcelain painted plaques each depict one of the ships The Great Republic and The Dashing Wave Clipper Ships all within a light wood original wood frame and a small gilt brass engraved with each ship name.  The reverse with a hanging brass chain.

Dimensions: 9 ¾ inches high x 12 ¼ inches

Mark: Wedgwood of Etruria & Barlaston and on The back on one reads Dashing Wave Launched at Portsmouth, New Hampshire, U.S.A. in 1853, this clipper ship of 1054 tons was unusual as she had a square stern.  Built originally for Samuel; Tilton & Co. of Boston, in 1870, the vessel was adapted for the lumber trade. In 1920 she was stranded on the mud flats of Seymour Narrows and was never salvaged. Reproduced from the original painting by William Bradford with permission of the Peabody Museum, Salem, Massachusetts.

The back of the other reads Great Republic There were two Republics, the first was built in 1853 by Donald McKay, East Boston, U.S.A., and was the largest merchant sailing ship constructed in the U.S.A.. After partial destruction by fire she was rebuilt at Greenpoint, Long Island, and in 1868 was purchased by the Merchant Trading Company, Liverpool, England, and renamed Denmark. Reproduced from the original painting by Skillet with permission of the Peabody Museum, Salem, Massachusetts.

(Ref: NY9729B-icrx)

Dimensions

24.77cm high x 31.12cm wide

Price

£2200.00

Condition report

Excellent

Stock number

NY9729B-icrx

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