Porringer

about 1735
Joseph Richardson Sr. (American, 1711–1784)


Object Place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Buhler, 1972, No. 516

Dimensions

Overall: 3.8 x 17.6 x 12.1 cm (1 1/2 x 6 15/16 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

56.596

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware

This porringer has curved sides, a sharply everted rim and a keyhole handle.

Markings

IR in rectangle on back of handle

Provenance

Descended in the family to Dr. George Clymer; March 10, 1939 lent by Clymer to MFA; Oct 11, 1956, gift of Mrs. Clymer to MFA.

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Dr. George Clymer by his wife, Mrs. Clymer