AN AMERICAN SILVER PORRINGER
Maker's mark of Benjamin Burt, Boston, circa 1785
Of circular form with pierced keyhole handle, engraved the initials R over R * P, marked B Burt on top of handle, and with red painted numerals 70.894 under the base.
8¼in. (21cm.) long overall; 7oz.
Christie's, New York, October 14, 1994, Lot 100, Property from the Private Residence of Henry Francis DuPont at Winterthur