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OBJ0449
Objet d'art

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Collection Objet d'art
User collections Illustrated Teeth and Bone by dmclark
Gallery locationNot on display
PeopleDepiction: Nelson, Horatio

Object details:

Object ID OBJ0449
Description Horn cup commemorating Vice-Admiral Horatio Nelson (1758-1805) with engraved decoration based on the John Flaxman monument in St Paul's Cathedral. A figure titled 'NELSON'. is shown within a wreath of leaves, full-length, left hand supported by an anchor, the right shoulder draped in a cloak. He is shown in uniform but with no hat. Also depicted are two warships of two decks, three-quarter, stern view.
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Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London. Caird Fund.
Materials organic: horn
Measurements Overall: 85 mm x x x 70 mm
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  • Cup (OBJ0449)
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