Tiffany & Co Antique Sterling Silver Porringer, New York City, 1888
This wonderful example of a child's porringer features an elaborate foliate design around the body's side. This 3-dimensional design consists of repeating, scrolling leaves encircling flowers in bloom. The attached handle is beautifully adorned with acanthus leaf decoration and small buds at the corners where it meets the rim. Underneath, the base is inscribed "Herbert Bramwell Shaw/ Feby 11th 1888."
It is marked underneath "TIFFANY & CO/ 7520 M 8545/ STERLING-SILVER/ 1 PT." The diameter of the bowl is 4.75 inches, and the handle adds another 2.25 inches. It weighs 9.15 troy ounces and is in excellent antique condition.
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