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No. 353

A small tooth measuring 9.5cm x 2 3/4cm depicting to the front a three master ship and named 'ARIEL' in a dot border cartouche. To the reverse an anchor and rope and the initials A G.


Ariel was a clipper ship famous for making fast voyages between China and England in the late 1860s. She is most famous for almost winning The Great Tea Race of 1866, an unofficial race between Foochow, China and London with the first tea crop of the 1866 season.







    No. 353 - Tooth - the ship ARIEL

    SKU: 2777
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