Horatio Nelson San Josef Samson Tea Caddy. This exquisite armorial French Samson lozenge shaped tea caddy features a coat of arms with sailor and unicorn to front and Nelson, San Josef, April 22 to shoulder. 5 "H X 4" W.
Edme Samson began his career in the 1830's in Paris and was a famous Copyist of Museum Quality items. His works have since become collectible in their own right, particularly the armorial or heraldic crest pieces.
The photo above shows Horatio Nelson receiving the surrender of the "San Josef" at the battle of St. A Tea Caddy Collection, Schiffer Publishing Ltd. 34 (photo from reference book shown in last photo above). Former property of the Kent County Historical Society, Chestertown, Maryland, From the Tea Caddy Collection of Broadway Producer Mark Bramble, Author of A Tea Caddy Collection. Condition: Nice Condition relative to age, crack and repair to lid.I will be listing a large Collection of Tea Caddies, many from this private collection with actual photos of listings documented in a reference book so please keep watching! I try and represent items as accurately as possible.
If there are any issues upon receipt of the item, please don't hesitate to contact me. The item "French Samson Armorial Horatio Nelson San Josef Tea Caddy with Cover c.1880" is in sale since Wednesday, March 31, 2021. This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Pottery & China\Art Pottery\Staffordshire". The seller is "katja2" and is located in Cincinnati, Ohio.
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