“Cutty Sark”. A 20th century wood, metal etc. ship's model of the British clipper. H. incl. base 70. L. 112. W. 32 cm.
Cutty Sark was built in 1869 and had the maiden voyage in 1870. It was a very fast ship and became famous when it went to China three times in 1870–1872. The ship was sold in 1895 to Portugal but was bought back to Great Britain in 1922 where it was restored. It is still on exhibiton in Greenwich.