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Edward Farrell

Edward Farrell, born circa 1780. No mention of apprenticeship or freedom. 1st mark entered as plateworker 1813. 2nd mark 1813. 3rd mark, 2 sizes, 1819. The mark of this maker, of whom little is known, is found on some of the most unusual productions of the Regency period, generally conceived in a kind of revival rococo. This outstanding silversmith produced some magnificent work, particularly in association with the silversmith and retailer Kensington Lewis whose prestigious customer base included the Duke of York. Farrell produced the remarkable Hercules candelabrum for the Duke of York in 1822. There is a Neptune candelabrum in the V & A museum – http://collections.vam.ac.uk/item/O64607/candelabrum-farrell-edward/.http://collections.vam.ac.uk/item/O64607/candelabrum-farrell-edward/.

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Edward Farrell

Edward Farrell, born circa 1780. No mention of apprenticeship or freedom. 1st mark entered as plateworker 1813. 2nd mark 1813. 3rd mark, 2 sizes, 1819. The mark of this maker, of whom little is known, is found on some of the most unusual productions of the Regency period, generally conceived in a kind of revival rococo. This outstanding silversmith produced some magnificent work, particularly in association with the silversmith and retailer Kensington Lewis whose prestigious customer base included the Duke of York. Farrell produced the remarkable Hercules candelabrum for the Duke of York in 1822. There is a Neptune candelabrum in the V & A museum – http://collections.vam.ac.uk/item/O64607/candelabrum-farrell-edward/.http://collections.vam.ac.uk/item/O64607/candelabrum-farrell-edward/.

  • 1818

    Edward Farrell

    9916 Regency Silver Coffee Pot

    £8,750

    An outstanding quality antique silver coffee pot of gourd form, the body depicting Dutch tavern scenes after David Teniers, deeply chased in relief. Made by Edward Farrell, one of the most innovative silversmiths of the day. The fabulous spout, in the form of a dragon with outstretched wings, is very rare and unrecorded. The drunken revellers are drinking, playing music and dancing in the company of serving wenches, dogs and a caged bird. The lid finial depicts a man reclining with his dog, drinking and smoking a long pipe. This very heavy pot weighs 1394 grams, 44.8 troy ounces. Height 25.5cm. Spread 22.5cm. London 1818. Maker Edward Farrell.

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