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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2016.111.1
People
Edward Farrell (1779 - 1850 London)
Title
Rutland Tazza, one of a pair
Classification
Vessels
Work Type
vessel
Date
1827-1828
Places
Creation Place: Europe, United Kingdom, England, London
Period
George IV (1820-1830)
Culture
British
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/355801
Location
Level 2, Room 2340, European and American Art, 17th–19th century, The Silver Cabinet: Art and Ritual, 1600–1850
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Physical Descriptions
Medium
Silver
Dimensions
overall: 24.1 × 30.5 cm (9 1/2 × 12 in.)
top plate (diameter): 30 cm (11 13/16 in.)
bottom plate (diameter): 28 cm (11 in.)
base (height x diameter): 21.5 × 23 cm (8 7/16 × 9 1/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • hallmark: edge of top plate, punched: M [date letter, 1827-1828], lion passant, duty mark [George IV]
  • hallmark: edge of bottom plate, punched: duty mark [George IV], lion passant, M [date letter, 1827-1828]
  • hallmark: edge of base, punched: lion passant, uncrowned leopard, duty mark [George IV], M [date letter, 1827-1828]
  • maker's mark: edge of top plate, punched: E [pellet] F [Edward Farrell, Grimwade, no. 585]
  • maker's mark: edge of base, punched: E [pellet] F [Edward Farrell, Grimwade, no. 585]
  • maker's mark: edge of bottom plate, punched: E [pellet] F [Edward Farrell, Grimwade, no. 585]
  • label: bottom of base, round, yellow with brown lettering: BRITISH ANTIQUE DEAL [cut off] / CUSTOMS PURPOSES / ONLY / CERTIFIED /PRODUC [cut off text] TO 1847
  • inscription: center of top plate, around heraldry, engraved: HONI SOIT QUI MAL Y PENSE
  • inscription: bottom plate, engraved edge: WIS [illeg.] ST / LO [illeg., probably London] [possibly Kensington Lewis retailer mark]
  • inscription: center of top plate, around heraldry, engraved: POUR Y PAR VENER
Provenance
Probably John Henry Manners, the Fifth Duke of Rutland (1778-1857). Private Collection, Laguna Beach, CA, sold; [through John Moran Auctioneers, Monrovia, CA, January 2016]. [Koopman Rare Art, London], sold; to Harvard Art Museums, 2016.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Paul Clarke Stauffer Fund
Accession Year
2016
Object Number
2016.111.1
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Three piece tazza consisting of a base, top plate, and bottom plate
Exhibition History

32Q: 2340 Cabinet Gallery, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 11/25/2019 - 12/31/2024

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