An incredibly rare mid 17th century porringer and cover decorated with elegant foliage embossing. The detachable cover has additional foliage embossing for highlights and is crowned with a rare paten/finial. The handles are scroll formed with elegant busts. The centre front of the porringer has a contemporary armorial for importance.
Weight: 20.9 troy ounces/651 grams
Height: 6.25 inches/15.8cm
Length: 8 inches/20cm (back of handle to back of opposite handle)
Diameter: 4.75 inches/12cm
Condition: Excellent throughout