- Artist: Thomas Danforth Boardman (Maker)
- Medium: Pewter
- Geographical Location: Hartford, Connecticut, United States
- Dates: 1805-1820
- Dimensions: 1 7/8 x 7 3/8 x 5 1/8 in. (4.8 x 18.7 x 13 cm)
- Markings: Mark impressed on keyhole-shaped section in center of handle: partially struck or worn stamp of an eagle with spread wings behind a shield, lines with stars on end (rays?) radiate from behind eagle's head; below eagle on right, "B."; below eagle on left, illegible letter [probably "T."]; all within a beaded frame in general shape of figure 8 (or two horseshoes placed end to end). [Lower section of stamp is illegible.]
- Inscriptions: Inscribed on underside in red paint : "39.33L-36" (old accession #)
- Collection: Decorative Arts
- Museum Location: Brooklyn Museum, BMA, 5H26, 1B
- Accession Number: 45.10.92
- Image: 45.10.92.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, Nov 30, 2003
Highly polished pewter porringer; round bowl rises from flat bottom to squat, bulging body with flaring lip. Flat, triangular handle soldered to side is decorated with a crown, curving foliate designs, and openwork.
CONDITION: Good; overall scratches and pitting; deep pit marks, especially on inside bottom and handle; large gouge (manufacturing imperfection?) around edge of underside.