5 July 2005
A Charles II silver porringer and cover
Mark of Thomas Jenkins, London, 1682
Slightly flaring cylindrical on circular foot, with two slim scroll handles, the base repoussé and chased with a broad band of acanthus leaves, the detachable cover with a central spiral band of the same, and with acanthus bud finial, the base engraved with a monogram 'E*O', marked on base and cover, the base also engraved with scratchweight 15=80 and, possibly later, with date '1682'
5 3/8in. (13.8cm.) high
Sir Arthur Evans; Christie's London, 30 September 1941, lot 49 (£154 to Mallett).
Anonymous sale; Christie's London, 25 June 1969, lot 139.
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