Porringer

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1800-1850

GUSN

GUSN-54984

Description

Round pewter porringer with Old English handle and trench around convex well. Stamped with "Hamlin" maker's seal.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

"HAMLIN" (on maker's seal that includes eagle with anchor)

Maker

Probably Hamlin, Samuel, Jr. (Pewterer)

Location of Origin

Providence, Rhode Island

Dimensions

1 1/4 x 6 1/4 (HxW), 4 1/4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift from New England Pewter

Accession Number

1949.169

Places

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

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