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Sterling Silver Porringer by Francis Higgins III - Antique Victorian

An exceptional, fine and impressive antique Victorian English sterling silver porringer made by Francis Higgins III; part of our collectable silverware collection

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Description


This exceptional antique Victorian sterling silver porringer has a plain inverted bell shaped form onto a collet base.


The surface of this porringer bowl is plain and unembellished.


The porringer is fitted with two impressive S scroll handles ornamented with applied bead decoration to the centre of each handpiece.


This antique porringer retains the original gilded interior.


This exceptional example of Victorian silverware was crafted by the renowned London silversmith Francis Higgins III.


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Date: 1884

Condition


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

There are some minor blemishes to the interior of the base, in keeping with age.

Full hallmarks struck to the surface of the porringer are all very clear.


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


Dimensions


Length across handles 13.4cm/5.3"

Diameter of rim 9cm/3.5"

Diameter of base 5.9cm/2.3"

Height 6.5cm/2.6"


Weight


5.1 troy ounces/157g


 
 
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