A rare Georgian silver porringer by Philip Elston, hallmarked for Exeter 1733. It is of a bell form, with spiral fluted lower body and rope-twist handles. The base bears the Exeter hallmarks and the makers mark of P.E for Philip Elston (see the last photo). The porringer is intact with a nice fluted design, it has several old repairs from an active and well-loved life! Rare to find early West Country silver from Exeter.
SIZE: 2.75 inches tall, base 1 7/8 inches wide, top opening 3.5 inches by 3.75 inches approx
WEIGHT: 76.3 grams
PROVENANCE: From a private collection, Coventry, United Kingdom
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