Porringer

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1750-1799

GUSN

GUSN-11590

Description

Redware porringer with straight tapered sides and a somewhat warped deep bowl. It has a tooled band 3/4" below the rim and also a strap handle. It is covered overall with a deep brown/black glaze.

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

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

2 5/8 x 5 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1992.735