This exceptional antique William III sterling silver porringer with cover has a plain rounded cylindrical form onto a circular spreading foot.
The lower portion of the body is encircled with an exceptional band of chased alternating leaf designs.
The body is further ornamented with the contemporary engraved initials 'WSM'.
This cup retains the original hallmarked domed push fit cover embellished with a large chased stylised leaf motif in a swirl design.
The cover is surmounted by an exceptional cast leaf decorated sterling silver bud style finial.
This fine silver porringer with cover is fitted with two exceptional cast and applied S scroll handles.
Early examples in such exceptional condition are becoming increasingly difficult to locate.
Maker: Roger Grange