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Bottle 62 - La Capitan de Venetia
Date Added: 01 October 2005

A very detailed Venetian galley from 1571 with a main mast and a long yard arm with a furled sail. Excellent rigging and presentation of the sail. The yacht has a fore and aft cabin with decorative painting of red, blue and gold colors. Guns extend fro the forecastle. A large flag flies form atop the cabin in the stern of the yacht. The yacht has the full hull showing and is mounted on pedestals and shows full rudder. The hull is painted white. The maker, Andreas Fischer was a binnenfischer by trade and was a frequent guest of a restaurant owned by the seller of this auction. He made numerous ships in bottles and static ship models that were displayed around the restaurant and many were sold to guests and patrons of the restaurant.
Type: Venetian galley   Maker's Name: Fischer, Andreas
Category: Sailing Ships   Made Where: Berlin, Germany
Bottle Size: 19" x 4 1/2"   Year Made: 1980's
Bottle Type: 3 liter Asbach  

Links to Additional Information

Andreas Fischer, Artist Page

Other Bottles by this Artist
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