David Garrick's silver tea and coffee service by John Young

Service bearing the arms of Mr & Mrs Garrick.

Details

Medium:
Silver
Art Fund grant:
£2,000 ( Total: £4,950)
Acquired in:
1973
Vendor:
N.Bloom & Son

It consists of a tea-urn, coffee pot, teapot, two ewers, and two sugar baskets. Similar in style to the vertically banded neo-classical products of Wedgwood.

Provenance

Probably commissioned for his house in the Adelphi, which he was furnishing in 1772. David Garrick and Mrs Garrick until 1822; the Solly family; privaite collection, USA.

Venue details

V&A (Victoria and Albert Museum) Cromwell Road, London London SW7 2RL 020 7942 2000 www.vam.ac.uk

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