important lee porringer

i am pleased to offer this fine example of a 'taster' form porringer cast marked "r. lee".  richard lee sr. worked in new hampshire and massachusetts from 1788 to 1802 and in springfield, vermont from 1802 to 1820.  only a few of these porringers exist.  one is in the metropolitan museum.  see page 89 in the pcca book "pewter in american life."  the boss bowl is 2 1/2" in diameter.  the condition is mint.  

item #9-863

price $1,600   *sold*

(cd 17)