A rare early English sterling silver porringer hand engraved with the charming decoration of Chinese figures, birds, foliage etc. This chinoiserie decoration was popular over about a ten year period towards the end of the 17th century – it is rarely found and adds considerably to the piece. Excellent colour. Contains 330 ml. Weight 156 grams, 5 troy ounces. Height 7.5 cms. Spread 14.75 cms. Diameter 9 cms. London 1690. Maker TC* (see Jacksons Pickering version Page 133).