Pair of sideboard dishes by Edward Cornelius Farrell

These dishes follow the fashion for revival silverware set by Rundell, Bridge and Rundell for the future George IV.

Details

Medium:
Silver-gilt Dimensions: Diameter: 38 cm
Art Fund grant:
£16,500 ( Total: £37,000)
Acquired in:
2002
Vendor:
C & L Burman

The centre of the dishes are engraved with the arms of Fetherstonhaugh within a cartouche after a design by Stefana della Bella. The armorial shield is surmounted by two fighting seahorses, whose tails curl beside the shield.

Provenance

Commissioned or bought by Sir Harry Fetherstonhaugh for the dining room at Uppark; by descent to the Meade-Fetherstonhaugh family; Christie's, London, 1972; Al-Tajir collection; Christie's, New York, 2002; private collection.

Venue details

Uppark House and Garden South Harting, PETERSFIELD Hampshire GU31 5QR 01730 825 415 www.nationaltrust.org.uk/uppark

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £10)

House
Daily,11am  4pm
(Ground floor only 5 Mar - 31 Oct, 12.30am  4pm)
Print room first Wed of each month Mar  Oct

Closed 24  25 Dec

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