Silver Patriotic Fund vase, one of a pair. Fluted circular foot, body with figures of Britannia, Hercules and the Hydra, with acanthus leaves and acorns below, blossom border in corded bands, rising scroll handles, detachable collar with laurel band, cover with lion finial. English by Benjamin Smith 1808, after design by John Haxman. Inscribed on collar 'From the Patriotic Fund at Lloyd's to the hon'ble Robert Stopford, Captain of HMS Spencer, for his Meritorious Services in Contributing to the Complete Victory obtained over a squadron of French Men of War off St Domingo on the 6th February 1806'. Inscribed on base 'Rundell Bridge et Rundell, Aurifices Regis et Principes, Wallae Londini Fecerunt'. Stamped on base, collar and cover. Upper Gallery - Large Display Cabinet.
Bequeathed to the National Trust by Huttleston Rogers Broughton, 1st Lord Fairhaven (1896-1966) with the house and the rest of the contents.
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