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Lot #21
Sold For$1,500.00(hammer price)
 $1,875.00(price including buyer's premium)
Last UpdatedJanuary 21, 2020


After a painting by James Stewart. Depicts a whaling scene with a whaleship, a harpooned whale and three whaleboats, one of which is stoved. Nicely detailed to include six whalemen in each upright whaleboat, whalemen in the water surrounding the overturned boat, waves lapping against the whale, teeth visible in the whale's jaw, a British flag flying off the stern of the whaleship, and another surfaced whale in the distance. Plaque with canted top corners and pierced with two holes for mounting. 4.75 x 10.5".
West Sea Company, 2000/2001.

The Collection of Sam and Donna McDowell.
This item is not available for international delivery without CITES and other necessary permits. Obtaining these permits is the obligation of the buyer. Please be aware of current international and domestic regulations and bid accordingly."


Dark patina. Two age cracks extend into the scene from the right edge, longest approx. 4.5. Lower right corner missing; break happened quite some time ago.

This item will not be shipped internationally without a CITES permit. Obtaining CITES and any other necessary permits is the obligation of the buyer."

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