Toy Porringer

English (London)
about 1700
Unidentified


Object Place: Europe, London, England

Dimensions

H. 2 cm x W. 6.8 cm (13/16 x 2 11/16 in.); Weight: 17 gm (11 dwt)

Accession Number

55.976

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

The circular bowl is raised and has a flat base and curved walls. A shaped handle, formed from cut sheet, is applied to the rim.

Inscription

Engraved on handle, "MO / to / MK".

Signed

D

Markings

On underside, Britannia, maker's mark D with a pellet between and a crown above (unrecorded)

Provenance

James S. Barnet, Shreve, Crump & Low, Co., Boston, Theodora Wilbour Fund in Memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour. (Accession Date: December 8, 1955)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour