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American Decorative Arts
Maker: Samuel Danforth, American, 1772–1827

Porringer

1793–1803

Pewter

1 15/16 in. (4.9 cm)
other: 5 5/16 in. (13.5 cm)
other (with handle): 7 3/4 in. (19.7 cm)
Gift of Albert D. Putnam, B.A. 1925, and Marcella Putnam
1977.188.10
Geography: 
Made in Norwich, Connecticut
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Containers - Metals
Provenance: 

William Hutchinson Putnam, Hartford, Conn., to 1977; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

David L. Barquist, American and English Pewter at the Yale University Art Gallery: A Supplementary Checklist (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1985), 32, 76, no. 214, ill.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.