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.

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).


National Museum of the Royal Navy, Portsmouth

Hm Naval Base (Pp 66), Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO1 3NH
02392 839766
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Opening times

Apr – Oct Daily, 10am – 5.30pm with last entry from 4.30pm

Nov – Mar Daily, 10am – 5pm with last entry from 4pm. Closed 24 – 26 Dec

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