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Porringer

Decorative Arts

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Pewter
DATES 1791-1806
DIMENSIONS 2 1/8 x 7 1/2 x 5 1/4 in. (5.4 x 19.1 x 13.3 cm)
MARKINGS Impressed on top of handle in center: partially struck circular stamp containing "W. [anchor] B."
INSCRIPTIONS Incised initials on underside of bowl around flat foot: "A A" and "R A [C?]"
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
ACCESSION NUMBER 45.10.33
CREDIT LINE Designated Purchase Fund
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Round pewter porringer with flared, bent rim and raised dome in center of bottom. Attached handle (soldered) in general triangular shape with fancy openwork. CONDITION: Good; minor scratching around bowl; few spots of discoloration; gouge on edge of center of bowl corresponds to gouge on underside; pitting and small hairline crack in handle.
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