On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
1 1/8 x 5 3/8 x 3 3/4 in. (2.9 x 13.7 x 9.5 cm) (show scale)
Impressed in top of handle, in center: "RICHARD LEE"
Designated Purchase Fund
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Possibly Richard Lee Sr.. Porringer, 1788-1820. Pewter, 1 1/8 x 5 3/8 x 3 3/4 in. (2.9 x 13.7 x 9.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Designated Purchase Fund, 45.10.26. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 45.10.26.jpg)
overall, 45.10.26.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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Pewter porringer; round bowl rises from flat bottom to slightly flaring sides and ends in narrow, flared lip. Attached handle (soldered to side) in general triangle shape with fancy openwork pattern.
CONDITION: Fair; overall pitting, especially on inside bottom of bowl; several small dings and dents around bowl; small hairline crack in rim of bowl appears to have been mended.
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