Cup and Saucer

Cup and saucer of Bristol porcelain, with three gold bands intertwined with blue ribbon, with flowers below the edges decorated with heavy gold.

Details

Medium:
Porcelain
Acquired in:
1938
Presented by:
Lord and Lady Fisher through The Art Fund

Once formed part of a tea service belonging to Lord Nelson.

Provenance

Hilaire, Countess Nelson, nephew Rev Hilaro Barlow, his son, bt Sir J T Firbank, bt Mr Trapnell at Christies, Trapnell Sale 1912 (lots 182-9).

Venue details

National Museum of the Royal Navy, Portsmouth HM Naval Base (PP 66), PORTSMOUTH Hampshire PO1 3NH 02392 727562 www.nmrn-portsmouth.org.uk

Entry details

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