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Porringer/Cup

1992.734 (RS21443)

Description

Redware porringer or cup, of wide and shallow teacup-like form, with an outflared rim above tapered sides, on a low outflared foot. It has a rim to base reeded strap handle, covered with deep orange speckled glaze and was thinly potted.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1750-1799
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
glazing (coating)
lead (metal)
throwing (pottery technique)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
glazing (coating)
lead (metal)
Lead Glazed
PORRINGER
porringers (dishes)
Redware
throwing (pottery technique)
Thrown
Dimensions
2 x 5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1992.734
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
11589

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