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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1999.306.70
People
Saunders Pitman, American (active 1732 -1804)
Title
Porringer (Bleeding Bowl)
Classification
Vessels
Work Type
vessel
Date
c. 1767
Places
Creation Place: North America, United States, Rhode Island, Providence
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/186504
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Silver
Dimensions
5.2 x 21 x 13.7 cm (2 1/16 x 8 1/4 x 5 3/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • (not assigned): On sides in caps: "John Hill Mahony/ Feby 22nd 1816" and "John Hill./ Sept. 19th 1767" and "Helen Fordham Mahony/ June 12th 1919."; Initials "P I H J" on handle
    Scratched on underside: "112001" and "44455"
Provenance
David Berg, New York; his bequest to the Fogg Museum, 1999.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of David Berg
Accession Year
1999
Object Number
1999.306.70
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Exhibition History

GenEd US12 American Encounters: Art, Contact, and Conflict, 1560-1860 (S427) Spring 2012, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 01/31/2012 - 05/12/2012

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