Collection of seven pieces of Taunton Silver by Thomas Dare II of Taunton

Five pieces by Thomas Dare; beaker, 1675, beaker, 1678, decorated trefid, 1682, and two apostle spoons 1640-70.


Art Fund grant:
£750 ( Total: £4,020)
Acquired in:
How of Edinburgh

Two pieces by Samuel Dell; decorated trefid, c.1696, and apostle spoon, 1640-50. Two silver beakers stolen from collection in 1992, one subsequently recovered. Dare was a Taunton goldsmith and paymaster to the Duke of Monmouth during his abortive rebellion in the South West. Dell was at one time the owner of the goldsmiths' premises at No3 Fore Street, Taunton.

Artists include


How of Edinburgh

Venue details

The Museum of Somerset Taunton Castle, Castle Green, TAUNTON Somerset TA1 4AA 01823 255088

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass

Tue – Sat, 10am – 5pm (last entry 4.30pm) Open Bank Holiday Mon Closed one week in Jan, see website for details