Porringer, Unidentified "I.G." Touch
probably late 18th-early 19th century
1 3/4 x 7 3/8 x 5 in. (4.4 x 18.7 x 12.7 cm) (show scale)
Molded letters on underside of handle: "I G [possibly 'C']"
Incised on underside of handle: "I B"
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Designated Purchase Fund
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Unknown. Porringer, Unidentified "I.G." Touch, probably late 18th-early 19th century. Pewter, 1 3/4 x 7 3/8 x 5 in. (4.4 x 18.7 x 12.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Designated Purchase Fund, 45.10.230. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 45.10.230.jpg)
overall, 45.10.230.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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Round pewter porringer with flared, bent rim and raised dome in center of bottom; two parallel incised lines around bottom exterior edge of bowl. Attached openwork handle (soldered) in general triangular shape with crown form atop keyhole shape flanked by curling foliate forms.
CONDITION: Fair; bent / misshapen around top edge; allover scratches, spots of discoloration, and dings; handle worn.
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