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H G MurphyH G Murphy

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Henry George Murphy was born in Kent in 1884 and apprenticed to Henry Wilson in 1899. By 1906 he was teaching at the Royal College of Art and a few years later at the Central School of Arts and Crafts. 7 July 1912 he started work as foreman for Emil Lettre in Berlin, sharing lodgings with Bernard Instone, but he was very unhappy there and only stayed for 6 weeks. In 1912 he opened his first workshop in London while continuing his association with Wilson and teaching. 1915-19 in the Royal Navy Air Service and in 1928 opened the Falcon Studio, running a large workshop and retail outlet. In 1932 became head of Silversmithing at the Central School and four years later was made Principal. He died in 1939.
 



Silver Caddy Spoon

London 1929
H G Murphy
Falcon Mark
Length: 10cm

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Silver Caddy Spoon

Silver SpoonSilver Spoon

London 1929
H G Murphy
With Falcon Mark (a little worn)
Length: 18cm

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Silver Tea / Coffee Pot

London 1930
H G Murphy
Height: 19cm

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Silver Tea / Coffee Pot

Silver Cream JugSilver Cream Jug

London 1938
Desinged by H G Murphy
Made at Central School of Arts and Crafts
where he was the Principal
Height: 12cm

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