The raised porringer is of standard form, with convex sides, domed bottom with center punch, everted rim, and applied cast handle in the so-called keyhole pattern.
"W" on top of handle
"DAVIS [pellet] WATSON & CO." in rectangle struck on underside of handle Ada Mark * F4363
Early history unknown. The engraved initial on the handle may stand for a member of the Weld family. Probably collected by Gardner Brewer, Boston. Part of the large and diverse bequest from the Gardner Brewer Collection by his daughter, Mrs. Arthur Croft, in July 1901.
Bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft—The Gardner Brewer Collection