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DATES ca. 1820
DIMENSIONS 1 1/2 x 4 5/8 x 3 1/4 in. (3.8 x 11.7 x 8.3 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS marked on underside of handle, molded and backwards: "R"
CREDIT LINE Designated Purchase Fund
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Pewter porringer; squat, bulging round bowl with flared lip. Flat trefoil shaped handle soldered onto side of bowl, decorated with openwork (cut-outs in shape of hearts and crescent). CONDITION: Good; tarnished, a few pit marks and light scratches on interior and exterior of bowl.
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CAPTION Possibly Richard Lee Jr.. Porringer, ca. 1820. Pewter, 1 1/2 x 4 5/8 x 3 1/4 in. (3.8 x 11.7 x 8.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Designated Purchase Fund, 45.10.228. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 45.10.228_bw.jpg)
IMAGE overall, 45.10.228_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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