Georgian silver porringer by Philip Elston of Exeter

Georgian silver porringer by Philip Elston of Exeter

Code: 12207

£1,250.00 Approx $1516.99, €1448.44
 

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. 

OBJECT: Porringer

CULTURE: Georgian

DATE: 1733

MATERIAL: Silver

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