Porringer

Porringer

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Description
Bowl-shaped porringer with angled-top rounded sides (double booge), almost vertical rim, and shallow boss bottom with flat gutter; cast handle is pierced with seven voids and lightly scratched on front "S / R E". Struck once on bottom inside and below rim exterior to left of handle with touchmark "W.I" in raised serif letters in a clipped-corner surround. No centerpoint. No weight engraved.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
porringer
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1 7/8 in x 7 3/8 in x 5 1/8 in; 4.7625 cm x 18.7325 cm x 13.0175 cm
ID Number
DL.383535
catalog number
383535
accession number
162866
Credit Line
Estate of Arthur Michael
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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