Ship-in-the-bottle Seute Deern

   

Ship in a bottle SEUTE DEERN

    

Dimensions of the bottle: Length 48 cm, width 27 cm, height including stand 30 cm
 
The SEUTE DEERN was built in 1919 at the Gulfport Shipyard in Mississippi, USA. She was owned in sequence by several owners, as wood transporter and freighter, until she came in 1972 to the German Maritime Museum (Deutsches Schiffahrtsmuseum) in Bremerhaven. She is a museum ship with an on-board restaurant now. More information on her (in German) is in this wikipedia article on the SEUTE DEERN.

 
This ship in a bottle was made by Otto Palmen who is famous for such works. His sign is on the bottle cork and on the name plate. Materials used were ebony and bone, among others.
The dimensions of the bottle are: Length 48 cm, width 27 cm, height including stand 30 cm.

   

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