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.
You may download and use Brooklyn Museum images of this three-dimensional work in accordance with a Creative Commons license
. Fair use, as understood under the United States Copyright Act, may also apply.
Please include caption information from this page and credit the Brooklyn Museum. If you need a high resolution file, please fill out our online application form
For further information about copyright, we recommend resources at the United States Library of Congress
, Cornell University
, Copyright and Cultural Institutions: Guidelines for U.S. Libraries, Archives, and Museums
, and Copyright Watch
For more information about the Museum's rights project, including how rights types are assigned, please see our blog posts on copyright
If you have any information regarding this work and rights to it, please contact email@example.com
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)
. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2010
"CUR" at the beginning of an image file name means that the image was created by a curatorial staff member. These study images may be digital point-and-shoot photographs, when we don\'t yet have high-quality studio photography, or they may be scans of older negatives, slides, or photographic prints, providing historical documentation of the object.
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.
Not every record you will find here is complete. More information is available for some works than for others, and some entries have been updated more recently. Records are frequently reviewed and revised, and we welcome
any additional information you might have.