Porringer

Samuel Bartlett, American, 1752 - 1821, Joseph Loring, American, 1743 - 1815

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about 1780

Silver

Diameter: 5 5/8 in. (14.3 cm)

Length: 8 1/2 in. (21.6 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of M. Elaine Teftt and the late Stanton E. Teftt

2013.61

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

1600-1800

Object Name

Tools and Equipment: Food Service

Classification

Decorative Arts

On view

Inscription

Engraved on handle: L /IM / 1765 [later addition]; marked under handle: S. BARTLETT in rectangle]/ JL [in cursive, in rectangle]

Exhibition History

The Rococco Style in New England Silver, The Harrington Silver Case, Hopkins Center, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 17, 2014.

American Art, Colonial to Modern, Israel Sack Gallery and Rush Family Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 26, 2019-August 16, 2020.

Publication History

Patricia E. Kane, Colonial Silversmiths and Jewelers (New Haven: Yale University Art Gallery, 1998), 181, 670.

Provenance

Harriette G. Miller of Whimsey Antiques, Arlington, VT, by 1967 (her advertisement illustrating the porringer appeared in the August 1967 issue of Antiques Magazine, p. 139); possibly Stephen Ensko (New York dealer, 1897–1969); possibly sold to his frequent customer Marjorie Doyle Rockwell, Loudonville, New York (1910–1995), until 1995; sold at Northeast Auctions, Manchester, N.H., “Important New Hampshire Auction : The Collection of Marjorie Doyle Rockwell, Loudonville, New York,” lot 429 (color illus.), November 5, 1995, to M. Elaine Tefft and Stanton E. Tefft (d. 2003); given to present collection, 2013.

This record was created from historic documentation and may not have been reviewed by a curator; it may be inaccurate or incomplete.

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