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

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1992.735