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Porringer

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Porringer with everted rim, curved sides, stepped and slightly domed bottom. Part of a geometric handle, of which the tip is broken off and ends smoothed, with comparatively thick soldering underneath. Trace of center point in bowl.

Inscription

Engraved IL/B in block letters under handle.

Marks

Marked with maker's initials in a trefoil at center point on bottom; also marked IBV in oval on top of handle for John Brevoort (1715-1775).

Provenance

Early history unknown, bequeathed to the Museum in 1908.

Credit Line

Bequest of Mr. and Mrs. George W. Hammond

about 1690–1700

Object Place

New York, New York, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Buhler, 1972, No. 497

Accession Number

08.313

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware