Model in bottle of ship W. R. GRACE

model in bottle

MODELS - VESSELS - IN BOTTLES
marad; models
Nelson, Hugo
USA, CT, Brooklyn
glass; wood; textile; metal; paper; clay?
Overall: 4 3/4 x 11 1/2 x 4 3/4 in.

Model in bottle, of ship W. R. GRACE under tow of tugboat GUIDING STAR. GUIDING STAR in bottle neck, flies U.S. flag from stern, hull painted red and white. W.R. GRACE flies U.S. flag from stern, purple flag reading "GRACE" from mast. White glass beads used for blocks. Ship sits on clay(?) painted blue. Shore scene off port side sits on clay(?) painted green with 6 houses, a church, and a lighthouse. In Gallo wine bottle. Handwritten label on bottom "MADE BY/ HUGO NELSON/ 942 - 82 ST/ BROOKLYN N.Y."


1974.473

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