Lot 389: Model Ship. A Victorian model of the sailing ship Irex, the waterline model with three masts, deck fittings including four lifeboats, and fully rigged sails, on a naturalistic rectangular base, 51cm high x 71cm long. Irex was a British merchant ship built by J. Reid & Co., port Glasgow. She was launched in September 1889 and later wrecked off the Needles en route to Rio de Janeiro. (1)
Dominic Winter's Fine Art & Antiques Auction July 2015
Thursday, 16th July 2015
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