7 May 2009
A GEORGE V SILVER PORRINGER AND COVER
MARK OF CARRINGTON AND CO., LONDON, 1912, BRITANNIA STANDARD
In the Charles II style, the bombé sides chased with a stag and a hound, with leaf-capped scroll handles, the detachable cover chased with flowers and with a snake handle, the base engraved with an inscription, marked near handle and on cover bezel
11¾ in. (29.8 cm.) wide over handles
63 oz. (1,955 gr.)
The inscription reads '1913 Northamptonshire Agricultural Society 1st Prize Best 5 Shortwoolled of Crossbred Theaves Cotswold Agricultural Society 1st Prize Best Pair of Dairy Cows (any breed) Royal Dublin Society Oxford Down Sheep 1st Prize Shearling Ram 2nd Prize Shearling Ram 1st Prize three Shearling Ewes'
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