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Porringer, Unidentified "E.G." Mark

Decorative Arts

  • Possible Place Made: New England, United States
  • DATES probably late 18th-early 19th century
    DIMENSIONS 1 1/2 x 6 3/8 x 4 5/8 in. (3.8 x 16.2 x 11.7 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS Molded initials on underside of handle: "E G [possibly 'C']"
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 45.10.224
    CREDIT LINE Designated Purchase Fund
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Porringer, Unidentified "E.G." Mark, probably late 18th-early 19th century. Pewter, 1 1/2 x 6 3/8 x 4 5/8 in. (3.8 x 16.2 x 11.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Designated Purchase Fund, 45.10.224. Creative Commons-BY
    IMAGE overall, 45.10.224.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Round pewter porringer with flaring sides and bent rim. Attached handle (soldered) of general triangle shape with fancy openwork. CONDITION: Fair; allover light scratches and spots of discoloration; deep pit marks in center; and worn and becoming detached; spot of adhesive residue on outer side of bowl; top edge bent.
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