02-19-2006 02-19-2006
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2308 Boston
February 19, 2006 11:00 AMCalender

Silver Porringer

Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2308 Location: Boston Date / Time: February 19, 2006 11:00AM


Silver Porringer, possibly Daniel Boyer, Boston, 1725-1779, circular bulbous bowl with slightly angled rim, domed bottom, cast handle pierced in a keyhole pattern with thirteen voids, engraved "L*DI" on front of handle, "DB" struck in a conforming rectangle at bowl center, (small dents and scratches), ht. 1 7/8, bowl dia. 5 1/8, wd.7 7/8 in., approx. 8 1/2 troy oz.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

numerous small dents around bowl, and numerous scratches and lines on bowl rim and bowl, bowl rim slightly out of round.


Daniel Boyer