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

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


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).

National Museum of the Royal Navy, Portsmouth

HM Naval Base (PP 66), Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO1 3NH
02392 839766

Opening times

Apr – Oct
Daily, 10am – 5.00pm with last entry from 4.30pm

Nov – Mar
Daily, 10am – 4:15pm with last entry from 4pm.

Closed 24 – 26 Dec

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