Porringers Photos

A porringer is a small shallow round bowl with one or two lacework flat handles used to eat porridge, broth or gruel. They were popular in the 16th & early 17th century and examples in museums are usually made of silver or pewter. The word porringer is also sometimes applied to the serving bowls from which servings were transferred to the individual bowls.

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Porringers from RI & MA at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Porringer from Mt. Vernon & silver cup which Peter family at Tudor Place. Washington, DC.Silver porringer & spoon by John Edwards of Boston at DAR Memorial Continental Hall Museum. Washington, DC.American silver porringer by John Burt at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.
Porringers (ranging 1720-1887) from RI & MA at RISD Museum. Providence, RI.Porringer from Mt. Vernon & silver cup which Peter family at Tudor Place. Washington, DC.Silver porringer (1690-1700) & spoon (c1730) by John Edwards of Boston at DAR Memorial Continental Hall Museum. Washington, DC.American silver porringer (c1730) by John Burt at Memorial Art Gallery. Rochester, NY.
Silver porringer of Joseph and Love Macy Rotch by Jacob Hurd of Boston at Rotch-Jones-Duff House. New Bedford, MA.Porringer at Old Stone House. Washington, DC.Silver tankard & Porringer both by John Coney of Boston, MA at Currier Museum of Art. Manchester, NH.Early American table object including silver tankard, beaker & porringer in Murphy room at Bayou Bend. Houston, TX.
Silver porringer (1740-50) of Joseph and Love Macy Rotch by Jacob Hurd of Boston at Rotch-Jones-Duff House. New Bedford, MA.Porringer at Old Stone House. Washington, DC.Silver tankard (c1690-99) & Porringer (c1705) both by John Coney of Boston, MA at Currier Museum of Art. Manchester, NH.Early American (c1620-1730) table object including silver tankard, beaker & porringer in Murphy room at Bayou Bend. Houston, TX.
Collection of American silver from Boston at Currier Museum of Art. Manchester, NH.Covered silver porringer from London at Legion of Honor Museum. San Francisco, CA.Silver covered spout cup by Samuel Edwards of Boston, MA at Currier Museum of Art. Manchester, NH.
Collection of American silver from Boston at Currier Museum of Art. Manchester, NH.Covered silver porringer (1662) from London at Legion of Honor Museum. San Francisco, CA.Silver covered spout cup (c1733) by Samuel Edwards of Boston, MA at Currier Museum of Art. Manchester, NH.

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