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Porringer

1992.736 (RS21438)

Description

Redware porringer, with a wide and shallow bowl, slightly out-tapered rim, and incised bands below the rim and at the mid-section. It is on a short raised foot, and has a loop strap handle. Covered overall with an orange glaze.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1750-1810
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 3/4 x 6 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1992.736
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
11591

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