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Porringer

1971.1427 (RS118145)

Description

Circular form with an everted rim and curved sides. It has a stepped and dished bottom with a center point on the bottom base.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1813
Inscriptions
Keyhole handle engraved in feather script reads: J.M. to J.M.L . Marked on the back of the handle in a serpentine banner is: Baldwin & Jones.
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
silver (metal)
Object type
Food Service T&E; Eating Vessels
Descriptive terms
Dish, Eating
Porringer
porringers (dishes)
Silver
silver (metal)
Dimensions
1.75 (H), 4.875 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.1427
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
12074

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