The Dopping Porringer by John Phillips

A silver porringer and cover, made by John Phillips in Dublin in 1685, the bowl with cast caryatid handles and repoussé decoration of flowers and a lion.

Details

Medium:
Silver Dimensions: 24 cm
Art Fund grant:
£350 ( Total: £1,100)
Acquired in:
1956
Vendor:
How of Edinburgh

The bowl engraved with the coat of arms of Dopping, and the cover Weldon impaling Dopping.

Provenance

Rev Arthur Dopping DD, Bishop of Meath (1643-1697); his daughter Mary who married Arthur Weldon in 1721; by descent in the Weldon family.

Venue details

Ulster Museum Botanic Gardens, Belfast County Antrim BT9 5AB 028 9044 0000 www.nmni.com

Entry details

Free entry to all
Free exhibition with National Art Pass

Tue – Sun, 10am – 5pm

Closed Mon (except on Northern Ireland Bank Holiday Mondays)

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