Horatio Nelson, 1st Viscount Nelson (1758-1805)
Ceramic, Staffordshire, Horatio Nelson, 1st Viscount Nelson (1758-1805), Staffordshire Pottery. Full-length Staffordshire figure of Lord Nelson, standing, in cocked hat, tailed coat with epaulets, waistcoat, breeches and shoes. Telescope(?) in his left hand resting on a gun with its rope against his left leg. A jug with its handle behind him.
part of collection built up by Thomas Balston (d.1967). He wrote about the collection in Staffordshire Portrait Figures of the Victorian Age, 1958.
Marks and inscriptions
NELSON (black script)
Makers and roles
Staffordshire Pottery, potter