Decorative art, Sailors' craftwork

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Ship model

AAA2001
Decorative art

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Collection Decorative art, Sailors' craftwork
User collections Ship in a bottle by NMMCollections
Gallery locationNot on display

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Object ID AAA2001
Description A large bottle containing three rigged models of three-masted ships in full sail on a blue-green plaster sea base. The ships have chequer board sides and are made of wood with paper sails and rigging made of sewing thread.The cork is in situ in the bottle which is moulded with the number '68'.
Date made early 20th century

Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Materials plaster; wood; glass
Measurements Overall: 325 x 120 mm
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  • Ship model (AAA2001)
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