Melville Newport Rhode Island Pewter Geometric Handle Porringer ca. 1780

An excellent condition triangular geometric handle porringer with the distinctive 'rib' Melville bracket.  The bowl is
5-3/8" in diameter and has a terrific linen mark. Unmarked, but marked examples are known with either David
Melville's (1755-1793) rectangle initial DM touch (J-211) or the DM initial and anchor touch (J-215).

A very scarce porringer.

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