Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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porringer
  • United States
  • porringer, late 1700s–early 1800s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • pewter
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 4.7 x 14.4 x 20.7 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 1 7/8 x 5 5/8 x 8 1/8 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.1141
Description

Pewter porringer basin with handle. Basin has a horizontal rim. The handle has two fish-like creatures (identified as dolphins) and a receded space for a shield in the center and a wreath above.