Antique Pewter Two Eared Porringer With Maker's Mark
Description: Antique pewter two eared porringer. This deep porringer has two handels with open design. It has round base with a shallow foot and is stamped with the maker's mark. This common tow eared porringer was used in most of Europe during the 18th and 19th centuries. See Peter R. G. Hornsby's book Pewter of The Western World Published by Schiffer Publishing page 159 for similar examples.
Date: Early to mid 20th century.
Origin: Probably Continental.
Size: ~5" in diameter, 7" from one end to the other where the handles are and is 2" high.
Maker: Unknown to us
Marks: Stamped on the base with a C and an oval with the letter B under some other mark, which we are not able to identify.
Distinguishing Characteristics - Most Interesting About The Piece: A vintage piece of beautiful pewter which would display very well.
Condition: This plate is in very good condition with no breaks, repairs or dings. It does have minor pitting and some dark marks and scratches allover, but these do not distract from the porringer's charm. Please see photos to appreciate the beauty and condition of this piece.
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