Minton's serving platter made exclusively for J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) for use aboard Morgan's personal and private steam yacht Corsair. Corsair represented the New York Yacht Club as flagship during Morgan's tenure as Commodore in 1898. The 12 o'clock position on the platter shows a hand painted New York Yacht Club burgee crossing staff with the Commodore ensign. Beneath the flags is a flowing banner reading "Flagship". The reverse of the platter includes a series of hand painted digits representing Morgan's personal patter number.
Overall Dimensions: 13 1/4" x 9 3/4"
Chadburns engine room telegraph with unique face-plate commands such as: Slack Away, Heave Away, Let Go, etc.. Telegraph has brass housing with front and rear face plates. Handles operate on...
Eleven-inch brass port light with tempered glass and 3/4" flange. Overall : 11" x 7" glass diameter
Antique block. : 21" L This item is available for pick up at the Design Center.
Authentic brass fid. A fid is a conical tool used to work with rope and canvas in marlinspike seamanship. : 7" L