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The Sir Theophilus Lee Silver Gilt Presentation Porringer

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A gift in 1828 to Sir John Theophilus Lee, from His Majesty Nicholas I, the Emperor of Russia, in “ Testimony of His High Esteem and Satisfaction,” in response to Sir Lee’s gift earlier that year to his Majesty of two aquatint plates depicting the battle of Navarino. The George IV cup made of gilded…