Document No 3120: Defender to leeward

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EDITION : 1895

BATEAUX : DEFENDER VALKYRIE III

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Price Realized: $7,200

a diorama depicting a scene from the 1895 America's Cup race showing the American yacht Defender with a safe leeward position on the British challenger Valkyrie III shortly after the start. The two models are set in a modeled and painted sea, the hull of each yacht is painted and modeled with a wood deck with the plank seams drawn in India ink. Each yacht is fitted with a single mast and rigged as a gaff cutter including deck details, sails, and rigging. Displayed in a brass bound glass case with a mahogany base and stand.
66 x 60 in. (167.6 x 152.4 cm.) on stand

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Christie's 512 362 http://www.christies.com/lotfinder/watches/defender-to-leeward-4440658-details.aspx?from=searchresults&intObjectID=4440658&sid=9c78de7b-fab5-4e91-b734-2cf3805a131e