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Porringer

1949.168 (RS219827)

Description

Round pewter porringer; "Flower" handle stamped with maker's seal in the center.

Details

Label
Exhibited in DAPC, July 2000
Maker
Jones, Gershom (Pewterer)
Date
1775-1799
Inscriptions
"G I" (within maker's lion seal)
Location of origin
Rhode Island
Material
pewter (tin alloy)
tin (metal)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Places
Providence (Providence county, Rhode Island)
Rhode Island (United States)
Descriptive terms
Pewter
pewter (tin alloy)
Porringer
porringers (dishes)
tin (metal)
Dimensions
2 x 7 3/4 (HxW), 5 1/4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.168
Credit Line
Gift from Charles K. Davis
GUSN
54983

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