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Baby Gifts: Porringers

If youre looking for a novelty baby gift, sterling silver porringers are great gift ideas for that darling newborn. Patterns include sea life, historical stories, animals, and more. Many have plenty of room for custom engravings too. With different side, rim, foot, and handle options, find one that matches every style and represents every personality. With an antique sterling silver porringer, you can give something special that stands the test of time. These antique porringers can later be used as a beautiful decoration piece, or passed down for generations to come. With so many different options in our porringer collection, find that perfect baby gift today.
Baby Gifts: Porringers (18)


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BP866

Sterling silver porringer. Made by Towle in Newburyport. Crimped bowl and solid handle with pierced oval. Beaded bowl and handle rims as well as beaded volute scrolls on handle. Jazzed-up tradition. Hallmark includes no. 105 and retailer’s name Bailey, Banks & Biddle. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 1 7/8 x W 7 3/4 x D 5 in. Weight: 5.6 troy ounces. #BP866

Sale Price: $556.50
Listed Price $795.00
BP754

Traditional sterling silver porringer. Bellied bowl and pierced vase handle. Hallmarked Goodnow & Jenks, a Boston maker active around the turn of the last century. Hallmark includes no. 26 and Boston retailer’s name Bigelow, Kennard & Co. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 2 x W 7 1/4 x D 5 1/8 in. Weight: 8.5 troy ounces. #BP754

Sale Price: $385.00
Listed Price $550.00
BF306

Sterling silver porringer with marine motif. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1910. Bellied bowl with acid-etched fish darting through wave-style rinceaux. Frame comprising two seahorses (vacant). Handle open with engraved leaves. Hallmark includes pattern no. 5785A and director’s letter m (1907-47). Nice condition and patina.

Dimensions: H 2 (handle) x W 8 1/8 x D 5 7/8 in. Weight: 10.7 troy ounces. #BF306

Sale Price: $1,400.00
Listed Price $2,000.00
BN236

Sterling silver novelty porringer. Made by McChesney in Newark, ca 1910. Curved sides with acid-etched frames depicting the midnight ride of Paul Revere, when he announced “The British are coming.” Paul Revere’s Home, North Church, and Crossing Charles River are shown. One frame vacant apart from two lanterns – so there’s space to make a personal announcement. A wonderful piece of silver that celebrates a silversmith and his contribution to the American Revolution. Hallmark includes... Click for details

Sale Price: $556.50
Listed Price $795.00
BM782

Sterling silver novelty porringer. Made by Reed & Barton in Taunton, Mass., ca 1950. Plain and curved sides. Figural handle in form of seated harlequin clown and baby elephant on hind legs. Very sweet. Hallmark includes no. X31. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 1 7/8 x W 6 3/8 x D 4 1/4 in. Weight: 4 troy ounces. #BM782

Sale Price: $556.50
Listed Price $795.00
BD353

Craftsman sterling silver porringer. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1878. Traditional form with shaped open handle. Dense allover fish-scale hammering. Very much a statement design. Hallmark includes pattern no. 5050 (first produced in 1878) and director’s letter M (1873-91). Nice condition with deep period patina.

Dimensions H (handle) 2 3/8 x W 7 3/8 x D 4 1/2 in. Weight: 5.4 troy ounces. #BD353

Sale Price: $840.00
Listed Price $1,200.00
BP103

Sterling silver novelty porringer. Made by Blackinton in North Attleboro, Mass., ca 1900. Tapering sides, reeded and raised foot, and open fleur de lys handle. On exterior are acid-etched frames with scenes from Native American history after the arrival of the English and Europeans: The First Thanksgiving, La Salle Plans Louisiana, Pocahontas and John Smith, Indians of the Plains, and Purchasing Manhattan. Charming but historically slanted depictions of canoe-paddling, feather-wearing,... Click for details

Sale Price: $486.50
Listed Price $695.00
BP587

Fancy Classical sterling silver porringer. Made by Whiting in New York, ca 1890. Traditional form with bead-and-reel rim and palmettes applied to sides. Pierced handle with two volute scrolls. Hallmark includes no. 5020. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 1 3/4 x W 7 1/2 x D 4 5/8 in. Weight: 6.5 troy ounces. #BP587

Sale Price: $875.00
Listed Price $1,250.00
BO542

Modern sterling silver porringer. Gently curved and upward tapering sides. Solid tapering handle with curved corners. Hallmark includes pattern no. 20272 and director’s letter M (1947-56). Great condition and patina.

Dimensions: H 1 7/8 x W 6 3/8 x D 4 3/4 in. Heavy weight: 7.8 troy ounces. #BO542

Sale Price: $416.50
Listed Price $595.00
BO134

Classic sterling silver porringer. Made by Towle in Newburyport, Mass, ca 1940. Curved sides and pierced tree handle. Hallmark includes no. 7004. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 1 7/8 x W 7 1/8 x D 4 5/8 in. Weight: 5.7 troy ounces. BO134

Sale Price: $280.00
Listed Price $400.00
BO641

Sterling silver porringer. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1920. Gently curved sides, short and straight foot, and cruciform handle with pierced geometric shapes including crescents and trefoils. Hallmark includes pattern no. 19714 (first produced in 1920) and director’s letter m (1907-47). Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 2 x W 7 1/2 x D 4 3/4 in. Weight: 10 troy ounces. BO641

Sale Price: $626.50
Listed Price $895.00
BO587

Sterling silver porringer.  Made by Gorham in Providence.  Curved bowl, molded rim, and fancy handle with pierced scrolls, brackets, and leaves. A sweet baby gift with lots of room for engraving.  Hallmark includes no. A75.  Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 2 x W 7 1/2 x D 5 in. Weight: 6 troy ounces. BO587

Sale Price: $486.50
Listed Price $695.00
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