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Child's porringer

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The raised vessel with a pattern of visible hammer marks has a flat, small base with walls that extend sharply outward before turning inward to an applied vertical rim. An Art Nouveau-style handle frames a delicately cast and chased design of three naturalistically rendered lilies. The...

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Inscription

None.

Marks

The incuse mark "POTTER / STUDIO" in stylized arts and crafts lettering is stamped on base of porringer.

Provenance

Purchased at Skinner Auctions, sale 1871, October 3, 1998, lot 40, by Alexander Yale Goriansky; given to the Museum in March 1999.

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Rosamond Foote Brown

1908–20

Object Place

Cleveland, Ohio, United States

Dimensions

3.9 x 18 cm (1 9/16 x 7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

1999.20

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware