William Billings. <em>Porringer</em>, 1791-1806. Pewter, 2 1/8 x 7 1/2 x 5 1/4 in. (5.4 x 19.1 x 13.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Designated Purchase Fund, 45.10.33. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 45.10.33.jpg)


Artist:William Billings

Medium: Pewter

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Dimensions: 2 1/8 x 7 1/2 x 5 1/4 in. (5.4 x 19.1 x 13.3 cm)


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

Accession Number: 45.10.33

Image: 45.10.33.jpg,

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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