Objet d'Art toothpick case given to Lord Nelson by Lady Nelson by Unknown Artist

Hall mark I.

Details

Medium:
Gold
Acquired in:
1947
Presented by:
Robert Annan through The Art Fund

A. 1798. Box probably used for toothpicks. On white enamel plaques inside are inscribed: 'Frances to Rear Admiral Nelson; Love and Kisses; Home Sweet Home'. On a tablet on the outside: 'Cher Souvenir'.

Venue details

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