Overall: 2 5/8 x 4 3/4 x 7 3/8 in. ( 6.7 x 12.1 x 18.7 cm )
stamped: on the base: "J. B. GINOCHIO" in roman letters in a rectangle
Wrought and cast silver porringer; circular, shallow bowl with broad shallow flutes; concave shoulder flares to an everted and applied lip with bezel; bowl seated on a concave footring; applied, cast handle with pierced geometric shapes; maker's marks on the base.
This porringer belonged to General John Watts de Peyster (1821-1907), Second Regiment, New York State Infantry, 1849.
Gift of Estelle de Peyster Hosmer
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