Unknown (American). <em>Porringer</em>, 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)



Medium: Silver

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1760

Dimensions: 1 13/16 x 7 7/8 x 5 3/8 in. (4.6 x 20 x 13.7 cm)


Museum Location: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor

Accession Number: 1990.36

Image: CUR.1990.36.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
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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