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Britannia Standard Silver Porringer - Charles II Style - Antique George V

A very good antique George V English Britannia standard silver Charles II style porringer; an addition to our silverware collection

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Britannia Standard Silver Porringer - Charles II Style - Antique George V
Britannia Standard Silver Porringer - Charles II Style - Antique George V
Britannia Standard Silver Porringer - Charles II Style - Antique George V
Britannia Standard Silver Porringer - Charles II Style - Antique George V
Britannia Standard Silver Porringer - Charles II Style - Antique George V
Britannia Standard Silver Porringer - Charles II Style - Antique George V
Britannia Standard Silver Porringer - Charles II Style - Antique George V
Britannia Standard Silver Porringer - Charles II Style - Antique George V
Britannia Standard Silver Porringer - Charles II Style - Antique George V
Britannia Standard Silver Porringer - Charles II Style - Antique George V
Britannia Standard Silver Porringer - Charles II Style - Antique George V
Britannia Standard Silver Porringer - Charles II Style - Antique George V
Britannia Standard Silver Porringer - Charles II Style - Antique George V
Britannia Standard Silver Porringer - Charles II Style - Antique George V
Britannia Standard Silver Porringer - Charles II Style - Antique George V
Britannia Standard Silver Porringer - Charles II Style - Antique George V
Britannia Standard Silver Porringer - Charles II Style - Antique George V
Britannia Standard Silver Porringer - Charles II Style - Antique George V
Britannia Standard Silver Porringer - Charles II Style - Antique George V
Britannia Standard Silver Porringer - Charles II Style - Antique George V

Description


This antique George V Britannia* standard silver porringer has a circular shaped form in the Charles II style.


This antique porringer is embellished with an embossed unicorn illustration to one side and a lion to the other.


The body is further ornamented with large leaf and floral designs to either side of the handles.


This impressive Britannia standard silver porringer is fitted with two C scroll handles with bifurcating lower terminals.


The underside bears the retailer's mark 'Tessiers, London'.


* Britannia standard silver was introduced by the British government in 1697 to denote an alloy of silver containing 95.84% silver, with the balance usually copper. Since the hallmarking changes of 1999 Britannia silver has been denoted by the hallmark 958.


Read a brief history of antique silver porringers


Date: 1912

Condition


This antique silver bowl is a very good gauge of silver, very good quality and in excellent condition.

Full hallmarks struck to the surface of the body are clear.


Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this piece of antique silverware.


Dimensions


Width across handles 14cm/5.5"

Diameter of rim 9cm/3.5"

Diameter of body 10cm/4"

Height 7.5cm/3"


Weight


7 troy ounces/218g


 
 
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Andrew Campbell started trading in antiques during the 1970s. Initially, Andrew lived in the South of England, travelling the country, searching for items of silver to buy. Andrew sold these items at various London markets and antique fairs. Over time, and through selling at a range of venues, Andrew built up a large and diverse customer base from private buyers to national and international trade customers.
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