Sailors' craftwork, Decorative art

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AAA0050
Sailors' craftwork

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

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Object ID AAA0050
Description A green wine bottle containing a model of an Italian three-masted barque in full sail on the starboard tack. She wears the Italian ensign and pennant. The model is made of wood with paper sails and rigging of sewing thread. The ship's hull is painted black. The bottle is mounted on a wire stand.
Date made Early 20th century

Artist/Maker Unknown
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Materials glass; composite
Measurements 310 x 77 mm
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  • Ship model (AAA0050)
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