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    Sale 5367

    Christie's Interiors

    30 September 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 253

    A SMALL GEORGE III SILVER PORRINGER, POSSIBLY A DOG RACING PRIZE

    MARK OF SAMUEL WHITFORD (I) OR SAMUEL WHITE (GRIMWADE 3804), LONDON, 1767

    Price Realised  

    A SMALL GEORGE III SILVER PORRINGER, POSSIBLY A DOG RACING PRIZE
    MARK OF SAMUEL WHITFORD (I) OR SAMUEL WHITE (GRIMWADE 3804), LONDON, 1767
    Fluted below a rope-work girdle and chased with three bands of shell and foliate motifs, one side inscribed SPANKER, the other side inscribed FLINT within a chased floral cartouche flanked by the inscribed date 1767, with ribbed loop handles -- 3 in. (7.6 cm.) diameter; Together with a miniature silver porringer, marks indistinct, circa 1700, half-fluted with wirework handles and a stamped band of thistle motifs, the base initialled IW -- 1¾ in. (4.5 cm.) diameter
    4 oz. (124 gr.) (2)


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