Porringer

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1775-1799

GUSN

GUSN-54983

Description

Round pewter porringer; "Flower" handle stamped with maker's seal in the center.

Details

Descriptive Terms

porringers (dishes)
pewter (tin alloy)
pewter (tin alloy)
tin (metal)
Pewter
Porringer

Label

Exhibited in DAPC, July 2000

Inscription

"G I" (within maker's lion seal)

Maker

Jones, Gershom (Pewterer)

Location of Origin

Rhode Island

Dimensions

2 x 7 3/4 (HxW), 5 1/4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift from Charles K. Davis

Accession Number

1949.168

Places

Rhode Island (United States)
Providence (Providence county, Rhode Island)