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ROYAL FRENCH PORRINGER

ROYAL FRENCH PORRINGER
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ROYAL FRENCH PORRINGER
ROYAL FRENCH PORRINGER
ROYAL FRENCH PORRINGER
ROYAL FRENCH PORRINGER
ROYAL FRENCH PORRINGER
ROYAL FRENCH PORRINGER
ROYAL FRENCH PORRINGER

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Handcrafted solid silver porringer (wine taster) with circa 1780 hallmarks tested as almost pure silver, the base inset with a portrait of Louis XVI and obverse Queen Marie Antoinette, the scrolled handle centered by a heart and the sides inscribed (in French) "Love", "Valour", "Affection", "From the Bottom of My Heart" indicating the likely possibility this was a gift commemorating their 10th wedding anniversary - diameter less handle 80mm, 99.7 dwt