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Porringer

Pennsylvania

1780-1810

Measurements

2-1/4 in x 7-1/8 in x 5-1/2 in (dia)

Materials

Pewter

Credit Line

Historic Odessa Foundation, The David Wilson Mansion, Inc.

Accession Number

1971.885

Condition Notes

The body has some small dents and other evidence of use.  White residue on the handle and elsewhere is dried metal polish.

Provenance

Ex coll. Mrs. E. Tatnall (Mary Corbit) Warner.

Comments

The heavy, cast porringer has an integral handle (i.e., not cast separately, as usual), a thick bead around the rim, and a narrow beaded foot.  Tab handles, such as on this porringer, are of Pennsylvania origin.