good edwardian silver porringer by henry stratford sheffield 1903

GOOD EDWARDIAN SILVER PORRINGER BY HENRY STRATFORD, SHEFFIELD 1903


Price

SOLD

Item Ref

MAY78

Description

This elegant Edwardian silver porringer* is dated Sheffield 1903 and bears the marks of Henry Stratford. it has a shallow plain bowl and decorative pierced lug handles.
*Porringers are shallow bowls. The form originates in the medieval period in Europe, they were originally used to eat gruel or soup. They had flat, horizontal handles. They became popular again from the late Victorian to the Art Deco period, as they made excellent Christening gifts. The word porringer is a Middle English alteration of potinger, from Old French potager, from potage, soup.
Hallmarks:
HS for Henry Stratford.
Sheffield Assay Mark.
Lion Passant.
Date letter "l" for 1933.
Condition:
Excellent.
No dings. No dents. No inscriptions.
Clear hallmarks.
Dimensions and Weight:
Diameter (without handles): 10cm / 4 inches.
Length including handle: 16.5cm / 6.4 inches.
Height: 4.5cm / 2 inches.
Weight: 154g / 5.4oz.
Internal Ref: MAY78



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