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Decorative art

Object connections:

Collection Decorative art, Plate
ExhibitionsTraders: The East India Company and Asia
User collections Traders Remixed - Food by YouthAdvisoryGroup
Gallery locationTraders Gallery (Floor plans)

Object details:

Object ID PLT0125
Description Silver teapot engraved with the initials of Vice-Admiral Lord Nelson (1758-1805). Large oval teapot with a hinged lid with a wooden knop and a scrolled wooden handle. There are engraved bands of scrolling foliage around the body of the teapot, and a slender spout. One side is engraved with 'N' and a viscount's coronet within a wreath, and the other side with a 'B' and duke's coronet in a wreath. Came through Miss Frances Girdlestone, who was descended from Nelson's sister Susannah, and was purchased at Sotheby's on 30 April 1936 by Sir Percy Malcolm-Stewart for the NMM.
Date made 1801-02

Artist/Maker Emes, John
Place made London, England
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Malcolm Stewart Collection
Materials wood; silver
Measurements 195 x 305 x 135 mm
  • Teapot (PLT0125)
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