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DATES 1793–1824
DIMENSIONS 1 3/4 x 7 1/2 x 5 1/4 in. (4.4 x 19.1 x 13.3 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Raised letters on bracket of handle: "TM"
CREDIT LINE Museum Collection Fund
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Round pewter porringer with flared bent rim and raised dome in center of bottom of bowl; attached, plain handle in general shape of a triangle with bulbous corners and hole in center of tip. CONDITION: Good; some scratches and pitting; dent in lower edge of bowl below handle.
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CAPTION Thomas Melville (The Younger). Porringer, 1793–1824. Pewter, 1 3/4 x 7 1/2 x 5 1/4 in. (4.4 x 19.1 x 13.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Collection Fund, 47.18. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 47.18.jpg)
IMAGE overall, 47.18.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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