Porringer

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1750-1810

GUSN

GUSN-11591

Description

Redware porringer, with a wide and shallow bowl, slightly out-tapered rim, and incised bands below the rim and at the mid-section. It is on a short raised foot, and has a loop strap handle. Covered overall with an orange glaze.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

2 3/4 x 6 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1992.736