On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
1 13/16 x 7 7/8 x 5 3/8 in. (4.6 x 20 x 13.7 cm) (show scale)
On bottom of handle, stamped twice near each juncture with handle: "SH" in rectangle
On tip of handle: "G/ H*E"
Engraved (later) in script on bottom above center punch: "JHS"
Gift of Wunsch Americana Foundation, Inc.
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Unknown (American). Porringer, ca. 1760. Silver, 1 13/16 x 7 7/8 x 5 3/8 in. (4.6 x 20 x 13.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Wunsch Americana Foundation, Inc., 1990.36. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.1990.36.jpg)
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Porringer, silver. Shallow bowl-shaped body with sides curved out from stepped, flat, slightly domed bottom and back to everted lip; applied handle pierced with geometric shapes.
CONDITION: Normal wear and scratches. Dents to side of bowl especially a series of small dents to proper left of handle at 90o and three large dents on front (opposite handle). One dent (from inside) below center of handle.
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