Porringer

Object Number: 
1924.35
Date: 
1805-1807
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 3/8 x 5 3/8 x 7 5/8 in. ( 6 x 13.7 x 19.4 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on handle: "A C" in bright-cut script engraved: on base: "Anne Clinton's/ Daughter of general Floyd/ Signer of the Declaration of Independence" in script stamped: underside of handle: "OSBORN" (inverted S) in a rectangle over "UTICA" in a rec
Description: 
Wrought and cast silver porringer; circular, shallow bowl, with sides curved-out from a flat base, and back to an everted lip; cast, applied handle with three pierced geometric shapes; handle engraved, "A C" in bright-cut script; engraved on the base, "Anne Clinton's/ Daughter of General Floyd/ Signer of the Declaration of Independence" in script; maker's marks stamped on the underside of the handle.
Gallery Label: 
This porringer belonged to Anna Floyd, daughter of General William Floyd of the Revolutionary War and a signer of the Declaration of Independence. Anna Floyd married George Clinton in 1808.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Charles S. Fairchild
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group