1981 Collectible Plate, Oriental, The Great Clipper Ships Collection, Limited Edition, Decorative Plate, Wall Decor, Franklin Mint
A beautiful limited edition 1981 collector plate from The Franklin Mint. It is from The Great Clipper Ships Collection. This plate is the Oriental. This would be a lovely addition to your home decor or as a gift. Great for hanging on a wall or added to a china cabinet.
The Oriental a clipper ship was built by Jacob Bell, New York for the New York merchants A.A.Low & Brother. In 1849 it was launched under the name Oriental. This ship was built for the China trade.
Owner: A.A.Low & Brother
Builder: Jacob Bell, New York
Fate: She was lost on the River Min when she was towed out from Foochow by local boats and under pilot directions, she hit a rock and sank on 25 February 1854.
Type: Extreme clipper
Displacement: 1,003 tons
Length: 185 ft
***The above description of the Oriental will be included on tan card stock***
9 inches in diameter
Wood Plate Stand Included
This plate is in excellent condition. There are no chips, cracks, or crazing.
***This is not a food plate. For display only***
It would make a great housewarming, hostess, wedding, shower, or holiday gift. A wonderful gift for the lover of tall ships. A great piece to add to your collection.
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