Monk FactsThis ashtray is made from fine ceramic. It has been painted and glazed with a depiction of Admiral Nelson’s famous ship, the ‘Victory.’ The tiny flag atop the mast reads: “England expects that every man will do his duty.” It was when visiting Naples that Horatio Nelson had an intense affair with the wife of the British Ambassador to Italy. The story of Rubinacci Napoli dates back to the early 19th Century, when Mariano Rubinacci began trading silk with the far east. In the 1930s Gennaro Rubinacci, a renowned ‘arbiter elegantarum’ of Neapolitan style, opened The London House. Establishing Rubinacci as a luxury tailor to the rich and famous. These days, under the guidance of Mariano Sr’s great-grandson Mariano and his son Luca, Rubinacci remains the pinnacle of Neapolitan elegance and style.
FEATURES & CARE- Glazed ceramic
- Made in Italy