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Covered Porringer Porringer, ca. 1750

This is a porringer. It is dated ca. 1750 and we acquired it in 1911. Its medium is pewter. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Mr. George A. Hearn.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 11 x 29 x 16.5 cm (4 5/16 x 11 7/16 x 6 1/2 in.)

It has the following markings

Impressed on underside: I [?] G

Cite this object as

Covered Porringer Porringer, ca. 1750; France; pewter; H x W x D: 11 x 29 x 16.5 cm (4 5/16 x 11 7/16 x 6 1/2 in.); 1911-31-23-a,b

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