Decorative Arts and Design
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
1 13/16 x 7 7/8 x 5 3/8 in. (4.6 x 20 x 13.7 cm) (show scale)
On bottom of handle, stamped twice near each juncture with handle: "SH" in rectangle
On tip of handle: "G/ H*E"
Engraved (later) in script on bottom above center punch: "JHS"
Gift of Wunsch Americana Foundation, Inc.
Porringer, silver. Shallow bowl-shaped body with sides curved out from stepped, flat, slightly domed bottom and back to everted lip; applied handle pierced with geometric shapes.
CONDITION: Normal wear and scratches. Dents to side of bowl especially a series of small dents to proper left of handle at 90o and three large dents on front (opposite handle). One dent (from inside) below center of handle.
Unknown (American). Porringer, ca. 1760. Silver, 1 13/16 x 7 7/8 x 5 3/8 in. (4.6 x 20 x 13.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Wunsch Americana Foundation, Inc., 1990.36. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.1990.36.jpg)
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