2 June 2009
A CHARLES II SILVER PORRINGER, COVER AND STAND
THE PORRINGER AND COVER LONDON, 1664, MAKER'S MARK IH MONOGRAM, POSSIBLY FOR JOHN HILL, THE STAND LONDON, 1669, MAKER'S MARK RD MULLET BENEATH ATTRIBUTED TO RICHARD DIXON
Each chased with hounds, hares or stags within foliage and flowers in high relief, the stand on trumpet foot, the porringer with fruiting finial and two mask-capped handles, engraved with a crest, marked on porringer, cover and stand
the stand 11¼ in. (28.5 cm.) diam.
33 oz. (1,038 gr.) (2)
Mrs F. B. David Jnr., Brays Island Plantation, Yemassee, South Carolina; Christie's London, 11 December 1963, lot 102.
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