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Date: 1815-1816

Media: silver

Size: h(cm) : 61 x l(cm) : 95.2 x w(cm) : 66

Acquired: 1997; Gift; British Coal Corporation

Accession Number: NMW A 51210

This massive piece of Regency plate was presented by the county of Denbigh to Sir Watkin Williams-Wynn, 5th baronet. The vase commemorated his service during the Irish Rebellion of 1798 and in southern France in 1814. From 1948, the vase was used as the Mitchell-Hedges trophy for the National Coal Board's first aid competition.

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