A painted tobacco-box with the sea-battle at Navarino in 1827.

275 €


An interesting toolware Dutch 19th C. tobaccobox painted with the battle at Navarino on October 20th 1827. Size: 13x8x2,5 cm. Good condition. 
In this battle the Dutch Admiral van Heiden from Zuidlaren, locally known as "Berend Botje", defeated the Ottoman fleet at Navarino near the Greek coast. The figure standing on the left most probably is Berend Botje.

 


 



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