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Britannia Silver Porringer
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Britannia Standard Silver Porringer - Antique William III (1697)


An exceptional, fine and impressive antique William III English Britannia silver porringer; an addition to our 18th century silverware collection

SKU C5065

This antique William III Britannia standard silver* porringer has a circular rounded form.

The lower portion of this 17th century silver porringer is embellished with chased alternating fluted decoration accented with an engraved simplified scalloped border.

The upper portion is encircled with a chased rope twist decorated girdle.

The decoration to the anterior surface displays the contemporary pin struck initials 'R.T A.D' and the date '1697'.

This Britannia silver porringer is fitted with two rope twist decorated S scroll handles.

* Britannia Silver - The Britannia silver standard of 958 (95.84% of fine silver), denoted by the icon of the seated Britannia holding an oval shield, was introduced by William III in 1697. This was to indicate the slightly higher standard of silver from sterling silver standard of 925 (92.5% of fine silver).

Maker: John Cory

Date: 1697

This antique silver porringer bowl is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition.

Full Britannia hallmarks struck to the surface of the body are very clear in keeping with age.

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this piece of 17th century silverware.

Length across handles 11.9cm/4.7"

Diameter 7.3cm/2.9"

Height 6.5cm/2.6"

3 troy ounces/94.7g

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