The Chelengk by Turkish

A plume of triumph made of diamonds arranged in a rose, a knot and sprays worn by the Sultan of Turkey and presented by him to Nelson in 1798 in honour of his victory at the Nile.

Details

Medium:
Diamonds
Acquired in:
1929
Presented by:
Lady Barclay through The Art Fund

Stolen from the collection in 1951.

Provenance

Nelson; Lady Barclay

Venue details

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

Entry details

50% off with National Art Pass

Daily, 10am – 5pm (6pm during summer holidays)

Closed 24 – 26 Dec

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