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.
price $1,600 *sold*