William Simpkins porringer Boston circa 1770


William Simpkins porringer Boston circa 1770.

Interested in this product? Contact Us



This lovely silver porringer is by William Simpkins who made it circa 1770 in Boston, Massachusetts. His shop was near the drawbridge. He was also a member of the Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company since 1739. The porringer measures 8 inches across the top to the tip of the handle and weighs 6 Oz. 5 Dwt. His WS mark is very small like always and just to the left of the handle. Kane mark F. There are a few small blemishes to the bowl as usual.