Porringer

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Description
Spot-hammered bowl with wide, folded and angled rim, rounded flaring sides, and flat fishtail or shield-shape handle pierced with four slots; engraved on front of bowl "ELIZABETH REARDON / JANUARY 1 - 1919" in serif letters. Underside of flat bottom struck with four incuse marks, the Gorham trademark (lion passant facing right in clipped-corner square, anchor in shield, and gothic or Old English "G" in clipped-corner square) to left of "STERLING" in sans serif letters, "2531A" in serif letters, and scimitar date mark.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1917
engraved date
1919-01-01
maker
Gorham Manufacturing Company
place made
United States: Rhode Island, Providence
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1 1/2 in x 6 1/4 in x 4 1/4 in; 3.81 cm x 15.875 cm x 10.795 cm
ID Number
1992.0071.01
catalog number
1992.0071.01
accession number
1992.0071
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Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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