Thomas Danforth Boardman (American, 1784-1873). <em>Porringer</em>, 1805-1820. Pewter, 1 7/8 x 7 3/8 x 5 1/8 in. (4.8 x 18.7 x 13 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Designated Purchase Fund, 45.10.92. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 45.10.92.jpg)


Artist:Thomas Danforth Boardman

Medium: Pewter

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Dimensions: 1 7/8 x 7 3/8 x 5 1/8 in. (4.8 x 18.7 x 13 cm)


Accession Number: 45.10.92

Image: 45.10.92.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Highly polished pewter porringer; round bowl rises from flat bottom to squat, bulging body with flaring lip. Flat, triangular handle soldered to side is decorated with a crown, curving foliate designs, and openwork. CONDITION: Good; overall scratches and pitting; deep pit marks, especially on inside bottom and handle; large gouge (manufacturing imperfection?) around edge of underside.

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