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Flask

OBJ0480
Objet d'art

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Collection Objet d'art
User collections maxinthebox maritime by maxinthebox
Gallery locationNot on display
PeopleProvenance: S, E
Provenance: S, W

Object details:

Object ID OBJ0480
Description A flask made from a coconut the surface engraved with a warship. She has a lion figurehead. On the reverse are two shields with the initials 'W.S.' and 'E.S. 1760'. The remainder of the surface is covered with an intricate design of hearts and lover's knots. The nut is a wild coconut.
Date made 1760

Place made Caribbean ?
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Materials coconut
Measurements Overall: 140 mm x x x 255 mm
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  • Flask (OBJ0480)
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