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Porringer
Date Made/Found: 1675
Material and Medium: Sterling silver
Dimensions: Overall: 103 x 168 x 114mm (4 1/16 x 6 5/8 x 4 1/2in.)
Department: Decorative Art
Accession Number: L1911.73
This porringer was made by an unidentified London Silversmith in 1675. A porringer is a two handled cup used for a variety of drinks or thick soups and was often given to a woman after the birth of their first child. They were often engraved with the initials of the parents.
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