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Bottle stand or bowl?
19.5 cm length; 10 cm height; 488 g weight
Marks/Maker: London, sterling standard, 1724-5, maker's mark of Simon Pantin I
Heraldry: Arms of Baring
Bequeathed by W.F. Farrer, 1946; WA1946.59
T. Schroder (2009), no. 142
The function of this object is unknown and the shape is uncommon in English silver. However, numerous examples with Dublin marks have been noted, dated between 1723 and 1738.
Information derived from T. Schroder, British and Continental Gold and Silver in the Ashmolean (2009)