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Silver Porringer (Britannia standard)
Reference: S160
Period: Victorian
Year: 1896
Silversmith: George Fox
Place: London
Price: $ 260.00
Weight: 199 grams
Dimensions: Height 7.0cm, diameter 9.4 cm
Condition: Excellent

Description: A lovely porringer in the style of Charles II. Spot hammered, embossed with acanthus leaves and scroll handles with dolphin head. This porringer is very good quality, amongst the best we have seen. George Fox was a member of the well known Fox family of silversmiths, who supplied some of the leading silver retailers of the day. They are particularly well known for their fine copies of earlier styles (as is this piece). Britannia silver is higher grade than sterling silver, being 950/1000, as opposed to sterling's 925/1000.
Silver Porringer (Britannia standard)
Britannia standard porringer

Silver Porringer (Britannia standard)
Porringer acanthus detail

Silver Porringer (Britannia standard)
Porringer dolphin handle

Silver Porringer (Britannia standard)
Porringer dolphin handle detail

Silver Porringer (Britannia standard)
Porringer hallmark

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