Porringer

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Title:
Porringer
Date: 
1891-1902
Medium: 
Silver
Classification: 
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 7/8 x 5 1/4 x 7 1/2 in. ( 4.8 x 13.3 x 19 cm )
Date End: 
1 902
Description: 
Wrought and cast silver porringer; shallow, circular bowl with sides curving out from the slightly domed base to the everted lip with applied, molded rim; applied, cast and pierced handle with foliate and grape motifs, and a female mask below a scallop shell, between two mermen; makers' marks on the base.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Adelaide Milton de Groot
Object Number: 
1941.1008
Gallery Label: 
This porringer belonged to Mary Nesbitt de Groot (1851-1929).
Date Begin: 
1891
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group