Porringer, Unidentified "W.N." Mark
probably late 18th-early 19th century
1 3/4 x 6 3/4 x 4 3/4 in. (4.4 x 17.1 x 12.1 cm) (show scale)
Molded letters on underside of handle: "W. N"
Lightly incised initials on underside of handle, in script: "A P[?]"
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Designated Purchase Fund
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Porringer, Unidentified "W.N." Mark, probably late 18th-early 19th century. Pewter, 1 3/4 x 6 3/4 x 4 3/4 in. (4.4 x 17.1 x 12.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Designated Purchase Fund, 45.10.226. Creative Commons-BY
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Highly polished, round pewter porringer with flared, bent rim and raised dome in center of bottom. Attached openwork handle (soldered) in general triangular shape with crown form atop keyhole shape flanked by curling foliate forms.
CONDITION: Good; minor scratching; spots of discoloration; few dings; handle worn.
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