Porringer/Cup

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1750-1799

GUSN

GUSN-11589

Description

Redware porringer or cup, of wide and shallow teacup-like form, with an outflared rim above tapered sides, on a low outflared foot. It has a rim to base reeded strap handle, covered with deep orange speckled glaze and was thinly potted.

Details

Descriptive Terms

porringers (dishes)
glazing (coating)
lead (metal)
throwing (pottery technique)
Redware
Lead Glazed
Thrown
PORRINGER

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

2 x 5 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1992.734