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Auction Description for Christie's: Ocean Liner
Auction Description:
Ocean Liner
Viewing Notes:
Rockefeller Center 10am - 5pm Jun 21 1pm - 5pm Jun 22 10am - 5pm Jun 23 10am - 5pm Jun 24 10am - 12pm

Ocean Liner

(256 Lots)

by Christie's


256 lots | 255 with images

June 25, 2008

20 Rockefeller Plaza

New York, NY, 10020 USA

Phone: (212) 636-2000

Fax: (212) 636-2399

Email: info@christies.com

A group of silver souvenir spoons from various ships

Lot 1: A group of silver souvenir spoons from various ships

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Description: A group of silver souvenir spoons from various ships including: in silver and enamel: Majestic (1920), Olympic, Adriatic, Samaria, Duchess of Atholl, Georgic, Gripsholm, Queen Mary (1 - 2), QE2, 1000 Islands (tourist spoon), Olympia (U.S. cruiser - Adm. Dewey), and a trophy spoon 1st prize for a four (4) year old boy on the Majestic (1890).5¼ in. (13.3 cm.) and smaller. (13)

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A group of silver and enamel napkin rings for various ships

Lot 2: A group of silver and enamel napkin rings for various ships

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Description: A group of silver and enamel napkin rings for various ships including: four (4) simple White Star Line rings engraved with the WSL burgee; seven (7) silver and enamel rings for the Aquitania, Pannonia, Montrose, Empress of France, Baltic, Cedric, Majestic, Philadelphia; four (4) others in plate for the Allan Line, Hapag Lloyd, Cunard, and the Kaiser der Grosse.1½ x 2¼ in. (3.8 x 5.7 cm.) and smaller. (16)

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A group of plates recovered from the wreck of the  R.M.S. Empress of Ireland

Lot 3: A group of plates recovered from the wreck of the R.M.S. Empress of Ireland

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Description: A group of plates recovered from the wreck of the R.M.S. Empress of IrelandMintons; circa 1906 including: two salad plates, a bowl, and two dinner plates in the 1st class service with floral decoration in colors and the Canadian Pacific Railway logo at the center; and a 2nd class dinner plate decorated in a black and white neo-classical motif, and also with the Canadian Pacific Railway logo at the center.9½ in. (24.1 cm.) and smaller. (6)

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A group of four miniature Ocean Liner models

Lot 4: A group of four miniature Ocean Liner models

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Description: A group of four miniature Ocean Liner models Van Ryper; Vineyard Haven, Mass.; circa 1970 including the Aquitania [signed Technical Model Service, Vineyard Haven, MA.], Empress of Britain [signed Van Ryper], Statendam (1917) [signed Van Ryper], America [unsigned but date 1938]. Each in wood, and detailed in company colors, masts, ventilators life boats and other details.4 x 17 in. (10.2 x 43.2 cm.) and smaller. (4)

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S.S. City of Richmond  inward bound towards Dover

Lot 5: S.S. City of Richmond inward bound towards Dover

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Description: Eric Manvers (19th Century) S.S. City of Richmond inward bound towards Dover signed and dated 'Eric Manvers.19' (lower right) watercolor and gouache 21¾ x 28½ in. (55.2 x 72.4 cm.)

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