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Porringer

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A raised keyhole-handled porringer of standard form, with convex sides, domed bottom with center punch, everted rim, and applied cast handle.

Inscription

Engraved "EW" in sprigged entwined script on front of bowl.

Marks

Ada Mark * F4721 "T. Emery" in cartouche on underside of handle.

Provenance

Early history unknown; bequeathed to the Museum in1932 by the noted Boston collector Charles Hitchcock Tyler.

Credit Line

Bequest of Charles Hitchcock Tyler

about 1805–15

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts

Dimensions

5.2 x 21 cm (2 1/16 x 8 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

32.385

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware