Porringer, with Unidentified "R.G." Touch
probably late 18th-early 19th century
1 7/8 x 6 1/8 x 4 1/2 in. (4.8 x 15.6 x 11.4 cm) (show scale)
Molded letters on underside of handle: "R G."
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Designated Purchase Fund
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Unknown. Porringer, with Unidentified "R.G." Touch, probably late 18th-early 19th century. Pewter, 1 7/8 x 6 1/8 x 4 1/2 in. (4.8 x 15.6 x 11.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Designated Purchase Fund, 45.10.229. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 45.10.229.jpg)
overall, 45.10.229.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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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; allover scratching, spots of discoloration, and a few dings; handle worn.
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