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Porringer

Porringer

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Description
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.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
porringer
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)
Measurements
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
1986.0027.49
accession number
1986.0027
catalog number
1986.0027.49
Credit Line
Bequest of Dr. Joseph H. Kler
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Food
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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