Plate (one of a set of twelve), Thomas Farren (British, active ca. 1707–d. 1743), Silver, British, London

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): 7/8 x 9 5/8 in., 19 oz. 4 dwt (2.2 x 24.4 cm, 597g)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Charles Wrightsman, 2012
Accession Number:
2012.205.17
Not on view
Inscription: Pricked on underside: [1] F.C.S.; Engraved on underside: [2] N° 33 (inventory number) and 20=15 (scratch weight)

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