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Porringer

Maker:
Benjamin Burt (American, Boston, Massachusetts 1729–1805 Boston, Massachusetts)
Date:
1760–80
Geography:
Made in Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Overall: 2 x 8 in. (5.1 x 20.3 cm); 7 oz. 5 dwt. (225.1 g) Lip: Diam. 5 1/8 in. (13 cm) Body: Diam. 5 3/8 in. (13.7 cm)
Classification:
Silver
Credit Line:
Bequest of Alphonso T. Clearwater, 1933
Accession Number:
33.120.331
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 774
Inscription: engraved on handle: L / EM

Marking: marked on handle: BENJAMIN / BURT (in shaped surround) [note- letters have a slight tilt]
Alphonso T. Clearwater; bequest to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1933.
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