Porringer

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1735

GUSN

GUSN-6493

Description

Round shallow saucepan; slanted rim with circular incised lines on outside; flat base; applied flat triangular keyhole-like pierced handle with floral scrollwork.

Details

Descriptive Terms

porringers (dishes)
incising
pewter (tin alloy)
piercing
tin (metal)
floral patterns
scrolls (motifs)
Pewter
Floral
Scroll
Pierced
Incised
PORRINGER

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

4.625 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1308