Decorative Arts and Design
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
height: 2 1/8 in. (5.4 cm); diameter: 5 in. (12.7 cm) (show scale)
On lip at either side of handle: "SS"
CONDITION - Evidence of break in center of handle.
Inscribed on handle, the initials "H.S."
H. Randolph Lever Fund
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.
Simeon Soumaine (American, baptized 1685–ca. 1750). Porringer, ca. 1730. Silver, height: 2 1/8 in. (5.4 cm); diameter: 5 in. (12.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, H. Randolph Lever Fund, 65.52. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 65.52_acetate_bw.jpg)
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