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Ashtray Veliero

Ashtray Veliero

  • Product Code: VELIERO
  • Availability: In Stock

€ 450.00

Ceramic ashtray showing the Victory, fist rate ship.
The Victory represents the Nelson Admiral boat, when on the top of the mainmast the famous message: "England expects that every man will do his duty" had been hoisted.
The Story tells that during a mission in Naples, on the September of 1793, he met Emma Lyon, the wife of Sir William Hamilton the British ambassador at the Bourbonnais Court, with whom he established an intense sentimental liaison.
Hearing about this episode we desired to tell the story of the Victory in the Naples’s waters and to put at the four angles the various Cupid.