George IV Antique Silver Sauceboats
Maker: Edward Farrell
A splendid pair of antique silver gravy jugs with deep relief embossed decoration and chased detail to the body and...Buy NowEnquire
A splendid pair of antique silver gravy jugs with deep relief embossed decoration and chased detail to the body and below the pouring lip. Heavy gauge silver and fantastic weight as you’d expect from the maker Edward Farrell, one of the most innovative silversmiths of the day. An attractive feature is the off-centre, rococo cartouche containing a hand engraved crest of a goat over a crown.
Combined weight 1394 grams, 27.3 troy ounces.
Height 9.5/12cm. Spread 21.7cm. Width 10.5cm.
Maker Edward Farrell.
Edward Farrell is known for his most unusual productions of the Regency period, generally conceived in a kind of revival rococo.
Marks. Stamped on under the rim of each boat with a full set of matching English silver marks.
Both jugs are in very good condition. Decoration is crisp. They show moderative signs of wear compatible with its age.
Maker: 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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