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Porringer, Unidentified "E.G." Mark

Decorative Arts

MAKER Unknown
  • Possible Place Made: New England, United States
  • DATES probably late 18th-early 19th century
    DIMENSIONS 1 1/2 x 6 3/8 x 4 5/8 in. (3.8 x 16.2 x 11.7 cm)
    MARKINGS Molded initials on underside of handle: "E G [possibly 'C']"
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 45.10.224
    CREDIT LINE Designated Purchase Fund
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Round pewter porringer with flaring sides and bent rim. Attached handle (soldered) of general triangle shape with fancy openwork. CONDITION: Fair; allover light scratches and spots of discoloration; deep pit marks in center; and worn and becoming detached; spot of adhesive residue on outer side of bowl; top edge bent.
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