Silver porringer by Unknown Artist

Two handled open cup, lower part embossed with flutes and gadroons.

Details

Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
10 cm
Acquired in:
1961
Presented by:
Joyce McGowan through The Art Fund

At the base of the lip is a band of oblique gadrooning with punched design of leaves above and below. It is decorated on one side with an embossed cartouche of scroll and leaves. Unidentified maker's mark, R.G.

Provenance

Joyce McGown

Venue details

Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery, Chamberlain Square, Birmingham West Midlands B3 3DH 0121 348 8000 www.birminghammuseums.org.uk

Entry details

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