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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.
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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