Lot 1235Paul Revere Jr. Silver Porringer
Boston, circa 1782
Circular, with keyhole handle, stuck on base with Kane mark C. Length 6 3/4 inches, approximately 3 ounces.
Robert Ensko, September 1948
Alice Winchester, "The Connecticut Home of Mr. and Mrs. Monroe F. Dreher, The Magazine Antiques, November 1954, illus. p. 381.
According to Stephen Ensko's note from 1948, this porringer was given to Seth Low (1782-1853) of Gloucester and Salem, MA. Low moved his family to Brooklyn in 1829 and established a prosperous shipping firm. The porringer descended to his grandson, Seth Low (1850-1916), who was Mayor of Brooklyn (1882-85) and New York (1901-03).
C Property from The Monroe and Elizabeth Dreher Collection
Sold for $20,160
Condition: repair to handle and lip; dents and bruises to body from use; hallmark 80%; the handle with solder reinforcement
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