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Small, basin-bowl porringer with square rim and shallow bossed bottom; cast flowered-type handle with tongued or linguiform bracket is pierced with 10 voids and struck once on top with "RICHARD•L[EE]" in raised serif letters inside a serrated rectangle for Richard Lee Sr. or Jr. Sharp oval linen mark. Faint turning marks on underside of boss.
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Object Name
date made
ca 1788 - 1830
place made
United States: New England
United States: Massachusetts
United States: New Hampshire
United States: Vermont, Springfield
United States: Massachusetts, Beverly
place used
United States: New England
Physical Description
pewter (overall material)
overall: 1 1/4 in x 5 3/8 in x 3 3/4 in; 3.175 cm x 13.6525 cm x 9.525 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Bequest of Dr. Joseph H. Kler
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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