Porringer

Description:

Bellied-bowl porringer with angled rim and bossed bottom incised once around gutter on inside and underside; cast four-hearts-and-crescent handle with triangular bracket. No touchmarks. Possible indistinct linen mark and sink hole from tinker's dam used to burn handle on to bowl. Faint turning marks on underside of boss.

Date Made: 1770 - ca 1830

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: New England

See more items in: Home and Community Life: Domestic Life, Domestic Furnishings

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Credit Line: Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Arthur M. Greenwood

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: DL.388324Catalog Number: 388324Accession Number: 182022

Object Name: porringer

Physical Description: pewter (overall material)Measurements: overall: 1 1/4 in x 4 3/4 in x 3 3/8 in; 3.175 cm x 12.065 cm x 8.5725 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-5e07-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_317092

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