Object Place: Probaby Boston, Massachusetts
4.4 x 20.7 cm (1 3/4 x 8 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Porringer of standard form with applied keyhole handle, and center point, engraved on top of handle.
Engraved with Sargent crest (dolphin) and initials HWS for Henry Winthrop Sargent, born in 1810.
Originally lent as a bpatismal porringer, this object was probably made at the time of the birth and baptism in 1810 of Henry Winthrop Sargent, son of the artist Henry Sargent; by descent in the family; 1917, lent by Mrs. Winthrop Sargent, May 1, 1917; 1918, Gift of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb in memory of Mr. and Mrs. Winthrop Sargent (Accession Date December 6, 1918)
Gift of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb in memory of Mr. and Mrs. Winthrop Sargent