Porringer

Porringer

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Description
Basin-bowl porringer with single-reeded or incised rim and flat bottom; cast flowered-type handle with ballpoint tip and rounded triangular bracket is pierced with 13 voids and struck once on top with oval touchmark of a fleur-de-lis between the raised serif letters "RL" for Richard Lee Sr. or Jr. Diamond or lozenge linen mark.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
porringer
date made
ca 1788 - 1830
place made
United States: New England
United States: Massachusetts
United States: Vermont, Springfield
United States: Massachusetts, Beverly
United States: New Hampshire
place used
United States: New England
Physical Description
pewter (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1 7/8 in x 8 5/8 in x 5 7/8 in; 4.7625 cm x 21.9075 cm x 14.9225 cm
ID Number
1986.0027.29
catalog number
1986.0027.29
accession number
1986.0027
Credit Line
Bequest of Dr. Joseph H. Kler
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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