Porringer

1680–1700
Jeremiah Dummer (American, 1645–1718)


Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts

Catalogue Raisonné

Buhler, 1972, No. 17

Dimensions

Overall: 4.4 x 12.2 cm (1 3/4 x 4 13/16 in.) Length (of handle): 508 mm (20 in.)

Accession Number

59.1000

Medium or Technique

Silver

On View

Brown-Pearl Hall (Gallery LG35)

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware

Bowl has curved sides, slightly everted rim and domed center. Handle pierced in simple design with heart near tip.

Inscription

AP near tip. On bottom 6 oz 6 d

Markings

ID fleur-de-lis below in heart at right of handle

Provenance

1944, lent by Robert Tracy Jackson to MFA; to Miss Esther Jackson and Mrs. Percy O Daley; 1959 gift of Miss Jackson and Mrs. Daley to MFA. (Accession date: Dec 10 1959)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Esther Jackson and Mrs. Percy O. Daley