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Large Edward Webb Silver Porringer

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Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3360TLocation: MarlboroughDate / Time: April 01, 2020 12:00PM


Large Edward Webb Silver Porringer, Boston, c. 1710, the openwork handle engraved "B/AM," "EW" touchmarks on the back of the handle and bottom of the bowl, dia. 5 3/4 in., approx. 7.1 troy oz.

Provenance: The Silver Shelf, Ardmore Pennsylvania, 1972.

Literature: The porringer is recorded in Patricia E. Kane, Colonial Massachusetts Silversmiths and Jewelers, (New Haven: Yale University Art Gallery, 1998),p. 955.
Estimate $800-1,200

Silver solder repair to outer edge of foot, possible engraving removal just above the same area (unobtrusive, silver slightly weaker). Engraving to handle appears to be above a previous monogram.

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Patricia E. Kane, Edward Webb, Massachusetts Silversmiths