Memorial To Admiral Lord Nelson
Memorial To Admiral Lord Nelson, silver box, 1812, by Peter Wyon for J. Linnit and W. Atkinson, the box formed of four repouse plaques indistinctly signed in the bottom right hand corner P. Wyon F. , each with a wreathed portrait of Nelson on the side of an altar flanked by Fame with a trumpet and Britannia mourning, at the sides a crocodile, the British Lion and the stern of H. M. S. Victory, VICTORY/ NILE COPENHAGEN TRAFALGAR, rev. the ends of the box decorated with oak branches and hallmarked on the inside of the lid and the base. 84 x 49 mm. An exceptional item, good very fine and exceptionally rare. £Sold
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