A set of George IV silver-gilt salt-cellars and spoons.

A set of four, cast as two male and two female marine deities, each riding on a dolphin and holding aloft a conch shell. They carry the mark of Edward Farrell of London and are dated 1820. Also, four Britannia standard silver-gilt spoons, dated 1817, the handles cast as mermaids, above foliate bowls. (The figure riding on a seahorse is part of another similar set of four (SIL04757).
A pair of spoons were displayed in the Art in Miniature Treasury Exhibition, 2010.


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