Porringer

Porringer
Porringer
Title
Porringer
Date 
1891-1902
Medium 
Silver
Dimensions 
Overall: 1 7/8 x 5 1/4 x 7 1/2 in. ( 4.8 x 13.3 x 19 cm )
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
Marks 
stamped: on the base: "TIFFANY & Co/ 9421 MAKERS 1004/ STERLING SILVER/ 925-1000/ T"
Gallery Label 
This porringer belonged to Mary Nesbitt de Groot (1851-1929).
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group