This object is eligible for a Certificate of BADA Provenance

The Mug stands on an applied circular foot and has a baluster main body and everted rim. This piece has a scroll handle and the front is engraved with a contemporary Armorial surrounded by a floral and foliate spray cartouche.

The Mug is fully marked in the foot and has a good colour. Thomas Farren was a Royal maker and was subordinate Goldsmith to George II 1723-42.

His most important pieces are most probably the fountain and cistern of 1728 at Burghley House, Lincolnshire.


Height: 4 cm (1 1/2"), Diameter: 3 cm (1 1/4")

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