NELSON INTEREST: A George III armorial porcelain plate
YEAR OF MANUFACTURE: 1810
ORIGIN: Birmingham, England
MAKER: John Rose & Co., Coalbrookdale
STOCK CODE: mdwoa
porcelain plate from a service by John Rose & Co, Coalbrookdale, belonging to Admiral Lord Nelson's brother, the Reverend William Nelson (1747-1835), later 1st Earl Nelson.
Decorated in the centre with Admiral Lord Nelson's "Chelengk" and 'San Josef' crests and family motto 'FAITH AND WORKS', surmounted by an earl's coronet within a Greek key border.
The Reverend William Nelson (1757-1835) was an elder brother of Admiral Lord Nelson. Following his brother's death at the Battle of Trafalgar, the Reverend Nelson was crested first Earl Nelson.
Other examples from this service are in the collection of the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich.
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