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Ship model

Decorative art

Object connections:

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

Object details:

Object ID AAA0052
Description A bottle containing a model of a four-masted barque wearing a Red Ensign and the International Code signal flags 'J, 1, 3' as pennants at the mastheads. The model is made of wood with rigging made of sewing thread; the ship has no sails. The green sea in the base has stone chips embedded in the plaster or putty.
Date made 20th century

Artist/Maker Unknown
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London. We regret that Museum enquiries have not been able to identify the copyright holder and would welcome any information that would help us update our records. Please contact the Picture Library.
Materials composite; glass
Measurements 210 x 77 mm
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