Porringer

Porringer

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Description
Bellied-bowl porringer with angled rim and slightly domed bottom having a small circle stamped at center inside; cast four-hearts-and-crescent handle with triangular bracket. No touchmarks. Small sections of linen mark faintly visible. Gutter and boss are well defined with crisp turning marks on bottom underside.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
porringer
date made
1800 - 1825
place made
United States: New England
place used
United States: Rhode Island, Ashaway
United States: Massachusetts, Norwood
Physical Description
pewter (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1 7/8 in x 6 1/2 in x 4 3/8 in; 4.7625 cm x 16.51 cm x 11.1125 cm
ID Number
DL.59.2231
catalog number
59.2231
accession number
220211
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. H. B. (Clara Babcock) Blackmar
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Food
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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