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 marks. 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
before 1825
1800 - 1825
place made
United States: New England
Physical Description
pewter (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1 5/8 in x 6 1/2 in x 4 1/2 in; 4.1275 cm x 16.51 cm x 11.43 cm
ID Number
DL.388322
catalog number
388322
accession number
182022
Credit Line
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Arthur M. Greenwood
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Food
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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