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Plate (one of a set of twelve)

Maker:
Thomas Farren (British, active ca. 1707–d. 1743)
Date:
1715/16
Culture:
British, London
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Overall (confirmed): 15/16 x 9 5/8 in., 18 oz. 14 dwt. (2.4 x 24.4 cm, 581.5g)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Charles Wrightsman, 2012
Accession Number:
2012.205.20
Not on view
Inscription: Pricked on underside: [1] F.C.S.; Engraved on underside: [2] N° 25 (inventory number) and 20=18 1/2 (scratch weight)

Marking: [1] FA (maker's mark for Thomas Farren);
[2] lion's head erased (English quality mark for sterling);
[3] Britannia (English quality mark for sterling);
[4] u (date letter for 1715).

Location of marks:
Stamped on underside of rim
[ S. J. Phillips Ltd. , until 1993; sold to Wrightsman ] ; Mrs. Charles Wrightsman , New York (1993–2012; to MMA)
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