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Porringer

Object Number: 
1964.86b
Date: 
ca. 1800
Medium: 
Pewter
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/2 x 6 3/8 x 4 1/2 in. ( 3.8 x 16.2 x 11.4 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: on top of handle: "TD & SB" in rectangle
Description: 
Bellied- bowl pewter porringer with with "Old English" type pierced handle with small heart and stamped mark; pointed bracket.
Gallery Label: 
According to Donald Fennimore, this is a 20th century creation made to look like an original Thomas Dantforth and Sherman Boardman porringer.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Katharine Prentis Murphy
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group