Wedgwood jasper ware plaque commemorating John Jervis, 1st Earl of St Vincent, circa 1820

Admiral of the Fleet John Jervis, 1st Earl of St Vincent GCB, PC (9 January 1735 – 13 March 1823) was an admiral in the Royal Navy and Member of Parliament in the United Kingdom. Jervis served throughout the latter half of the 18th century and into the 19th, and was an active commander during the Seven Years’ War, American War of Independence, French Revolutionary War and the Napoleonic Wars. He is best known for his victory at the 1797 Battle of Cape Saint Vincent, from which he earned his titles, and as a patron of Horatio Nelson.

Impressed “WEDGWOOD” and “VINCENT” to the back

Dimensions: 4 ½” by 3 ⅜”

Condition: Break from the side on the green to the bottom left hand side of the plaque restored

Antique pottery jasper ware historical navel hero Staffordshire English ceramic 19th century