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'Lord Nelson's Silver'

A pair of George III silver sauce tureens presented to Lord Nelson by Lloyd's Coffee House following the Battle of Copenhagen, Daniel Pontifex, London, 1799
Estimate
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LOT SOLD. 106,250 GBP
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PROPERTY FROM A PRINCELY COLLECTION

'Lord Nelson's Silver'

A pair of George III silver sauce tureens presented to Lord Nelson by Lloyd's Coffee House following the Battle of Copenhagen, Daniel Pontifex, London, 1799
Estimate
30,00050,000
LOT SOLD. 106,250 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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'Lord Nelson's Silver'

A pair of George III silver sauce tureens presented to Lord Nelson by Lloyd's Coffee House following the Battle of Copenhagen, Daniel Pontifex, London, 1799
from a set of eight in the Copenhagen service; boat shaped, on oblong plinths, with gadrooned borders, harp shaped handles, the full Copenhagen inscription is engraved on one side with Nelson's coat-of-arms as a Viscount on the other, the cover has the chelengk crest one side with naval crown and Viscount's coronet, together with a pair of George III Old English pattern silver sauce ladles, George Smith, London, 1799; and another, Eley & Fearn, London, 1801, crested
23.5cm., 9 3/8 in. wide
1345gr., 43oz. 4dwt.
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Provenance

Vice-Admiral Horatio, Viscount Nelson K.G.;
Catherine Matcham, his sister;
Thence by descent;
Sotheby’s London, Trafalgar: Nelson and the Napoleonic Wars, 5 October 2005, lot 23; where acquired by the present owner.

Exhibited

Formerly on loan to the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, 1939-1978

Literature

Rina Prentice, The Authentic Nelson, London, 2005, p. 120

Of Royal and Noble Descent

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