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Porringer

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This porringer has curved sides, a sharply everted rim and a keyhole handle.

Marks

IR in rectangle on back of handle

Provenance

Descended in the family to Dr. George Clymer; March 10, 1939 lent by Clymer to MFA; Oct 11, 1956, gift of Mrs. Clymer to MFA.

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Dr. George Clymer by his wife, Mrs. Clymer

about 1735

Object Place

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Buhler, 1972, No. 516

Dimensions

Overall: 3.8 x 17.6 x 12.1 cm (1 1/2 x 6 15/16 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

56.596

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware