Deakin & Francis, Birmingham, England, circa 1926-1927
    Marks: (lion passant), (anchor), DF, B
    1-3/4 x 7-5/8 x 5 inches (4.4 x 19.4 x 12.7 cm)
    6.2 troy ounces
    Marks to porringer: (lion passant), (anchor), DF, B
    1-3/4 x 7-5/8 x 5 inches (4.4 x 19.4 x 12.7 cm) (porringer)
    6.2 troy ounces (silver weight only)

    The group of three gifts to Janet Gaynor and Paul Gregory comprising: a silver plated box for Janet's work on the television series The Love Boat, 1980; a sterling porringer by Deakin & Francis, 1926, bearing an inscription to Paul Gregory from his class at the London School of Economics where he taught "Word Dynamics"; and a gilt bronze heart which was a wedding gift to Janet and Paul from J. Watson Webb (1916-2000), an American film editor who was heir to both the Havemeyer and Vanderbilt families, engraved with their initials and dated 24 Dec 1964.

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