Bronze box, 2 sterling silver porringers, and 3 sterling silver tags or labels for brandy, sherry and whisky, 6 items total. 1st item: Bronze jewelry or trinket box, manner of Erhard & Sohne, Germany, having relief decorated scenes on the hinged lid of children playing beside a river and figures harvesting wheat and grapes on the sides. Stamped KW to underside. 3" H x 8" W x 6" D. Continental, late 19th century. 2nd item: Antique sterling silver porringer or child's bowl with ornate pierced and scrolled handle, marked on underside with mark attributed to Benedict Silver Co., engraved on side "George Lovett Hall, Aug. 30, 1892". 5 1/4" diameter. 3rd item: Lunt sterling silver porringer with pierced handle. 4" diameter. 4th-6th items: 3 sterling liquor label tags, 1 for Brandy with American sterling mark, 2 1/4" L, early to mid 20th c., and 2 for Sherry and Whisky marked H. Bros., Birmingham, 1973-74, both 4" L. Combined weight, sterling: 9.83 oz troy. Provenance: Private Middle Tennessee Collection. CONDITION: All items overall very good condition. Silver porringers have a couple of small, minor scattered dents. Box exterior shows age related oxidation and light wear, and its velvet lining has wear, grime, and is coming loose from the sides.
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