Porringer

about 1720
William Cowell, Sr. (American, 1682 or 1683–1736)


Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Buhler, 1972, No. 103

Accession Number

42.533

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware

Markings

Marked twice with same mark: WC in an oval (? blurred edges) topped by a star flanked by two dots. One mark is on the exterior of the bowl side, to the left of the handle; the second is on the interior bottom of the bowl, in the center.

Provenance

Buhler Catalogue: Unknown. The initials on the handle are the same as those on the John Burt cann (Cat.no.118).

Credit Line

The Philip Leffingwell Spalding Collection—Given in his memory by Katharine Ames Spalding and Philip Spalding, Oakes Ames Spalding, and Hobart Ames Spalding