Tea caddy by Unknown Artist

Tortoiseshell tea caddy with ivory knobs on inner lids and silver joins and feet.

Details

Medium:
Tortoiseshell, ivory & silver
Acquired in:
1929
Presented by:
Commander L McCormick-Goodhart through The Art Fund

A small siver plate bears the inscription; 'Horatio Nelson/Lady E.Hamilton/Christmas, 1803 A.D' which is considered to be bogus.

Provenance

Lady Hamilton

Venue details

National Maritime Museum Romney Road, Greenwich, LONDON London SE10 9NF 020 8312 6608 www.rmg.co.uk/national-maritime-museum

Entry details

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