A Celebration of the Sea: The Decorative Art Collections of the National Maritime Museum

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H.M. Stationery Office, 1994 - Antiques & Collectibles - 120 pages
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This is the definitive volume on English maritime antiques. The mostly 18th and 19th century pieces actually reveal a history of early English popular culture, paying tribute to a period when England ruled the sea. Included are delicate porcelain figurines, Wedgwood plates, ornate silver boxes, bronze statuettes, glass paintings and, even ships in a bottle.

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Rina Prentice was the curator of antiquities at the National Maritime Museum.

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