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Richard Farmer

Richard Farmer, London silversmith, apprenticed to Roger Stevens, free 1637. His son Robert Farmer, apprenticed to Gideon de Laune, citizen and apothecary. At the restoration Richard Farmer was one of the nominees for election as one of the six “not of the livery” to the Committee for the New Charter.

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Richard Farmer

Richard Farmer, London silversmith, apprenticed to Roger Stevens, free 1637. His son Robert Farmer, apprenticed to Gideon de Laune, citizen and apothecary. At the restoration Richard Farmer was one of the nominees for election as one of the six “not of the livery” to the Committee for the New Charter.

  • 1661

    Richard Farmer

    9659 Charles II Silver Charger

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    A rare antique silver dish dating from Charles II period having the high relief embossing of animals, flowers and foliage, typical of the period. The quality of the decoration is excellent and the animals (lion, dog, stag and deer) are very charming. Weight 1172 grams, 31.1 troy ounces. Scratchweight 38=14. Diameter 41cm. London 1661. Maker “RF”, probably Richard Farmer (page 122 Jacksons Silver and Gold Marks”. Sterling silver.

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  • 1815

    Phipps Robinson & Phipps

    9452 Georgian Silver Horns

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    Of sporting interest. A rare pair of sterling silver mounted hunting horns, each bearing the crest of a lion on an oval plaque. The mouthpieces are probably later. They play beautifully. Spread 26cm. Top measures 7×5.8cm. London 1815. Maker Phipps, Robinson & Phipps.

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