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Bottle 13 - Sailor Holding a Ship
Date Added: 01 October 2005

This bottle contains a large carved in wood and painted sailor holding a clipper ship model on a plinth in his outstretched hands. The sailor is made out of multiple pieces and put together in the bottle. He stands on a wood planked floor built in 7 sections. The man has long black hair and a short beard. He is wearing a reddish shirt, blue pants, and tall black boots. He is holding a well-detailed model of a brig. The brig has a black hull with a gold thread at the waterline. The top of the hull is painted white. The deck is carved and has a cabin and 2 hatches. There are 2 masts in 3 sections and with 11 sails. It is well-rigged with standing and some running rigging. The bottle is unidentified with a screw-type top but is sealed with a cork.
Type: Sailor Holding a Ship   Maker's Name:
Category: Figures   Made Where: United Kingdom
Bottle Size: 10" x 3.75"   Year Made:
Bottle Type: Unidentified Upright