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Porringer

Porringer

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Description
Bellied-bowl porringer with angled rim and bossed bottom; cast flower-type handle with tongued or linguiform bracket is pierced with 13 voids and struck once on top with partial circular eagle-with-anchor-in-shield touchmark of Samuel Hamlin, Jr. featuring "HAMLIN" in an arched banner above and "PROVIDEN[C]E" below. Linguiform linen mark. Faint, fine turning marks inside bottom; those on underside very crisp. Scratched "A. J. Congdon" in script on bowl below bracket and on underside in gutter.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
porringer
date made
1801 - 1856
place made
United States: Rhode Island, Providence
place used
United States: Rhode Island
Physical Description
pewter (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1 7/8 in x 7 7/8 in x 5 1/4 in; 4.7625 cm x 20.0025 cm x 13.335 cm
ID Number
DL.61.0016
catalog number
61.0016
accession number
229736
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Food
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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