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Porringer

1971.1308 (RS118090)

Description

Round shallow saucepan; slanted rim with circular incised lines on outside; flat base; applied flat triangular keyhole-like pierced handle with floral scrollwork.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1735
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
incising
pewter (tin alloy)
piercing
tin (metal)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
Floral
floral patterns
Incised
incising
Pewter
pewter (tin alloy)
Pierced
piercing
PORRINGER
porringers (dishes)
Scroll
scrolls (motifs)
tin (metal)
Dimensions
4.625 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.1308
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
6493

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