Lead alloy toy ship: 16th century
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Lead alloy toy ship. This toy ship is a flat, three masted warship with six guns 'firing' and a Herald with banner and trumpet. The banner has the letter E. Some of the parts of the toy are damaged. The end of the bowsprit main mast is missing. Both tops of fore mast and mizzen are also missing. The reverse is plain and the toy boat is made with the profile to the left. It was found at the river Thames foreshore.
1501 AD - 1600 AD