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Toy Porringer

Description

Handled cup or porringer with rounded sides and outflared lip. Strap-like handle; on small foot. Covered with orange/brick-red glaze and dark brown splotching in ring around body, on rim and handle.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1899
Inscriptions
Fabric label (NFL) on bottom underside: CONN.
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
glazing (coating)
lead glaze
redware
throwing (pottery technique)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Places
New England (United States) [general region]
Probably Connecticut (United States)
Descriptive terms
Childhood
childhood
glazing (coating)
lead glaze
Lead Glazed
miniatures (toys)
Porringer
porringers (dishes)
Redware
redware
throwing (pottery technique)
Thrown
toys (recreational artifacts)
Dimensions
1 3/4 x 3 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.754
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
8539

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