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Porringer

Decorative Arts

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Silver
  • Place Manufactured: New York, United States
  • DATES ca. 1730
    DIMENSIONS height: 2 1/8 in. (5.4 cm); diameter: 5 in. (12.7 cm)
    MARKINGS On lip at either side of handle: "SS" CONDITION - Evidence of break in center of handle.
    SIGNATURE no signature
    INSCRIPTIONS Inscribed on handle, the initials "H.S."
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
    ACCESSION NUMBER 65.52
    CREDIT LINE H. Randolph Lever Fund
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Silver porringer with simple three-hole handle. The bowl is raised from a single piece of silver with boldly curving sides, lip flaring out and a base that projects up within the bowl. CONDITION: Evidence of break in center of handle.
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