Salver

Hester Bateman, English, 1709 - 1794

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18th century

Sterling silver

Diameter: 12 in. (30.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Diantha C. and George C. Harrington, Class of 1961

2014.67.1

Geography/Culture

Europe, Great Britain

Period

1600-1800

Object Name

Tools and Equipment: Food Service

Classification

Decorative Arts

Not on view

Inscription

Marked on base with four hallmarks: HB [in cartouche, indicating maker]; lion passant [indicating sterling]; lion’s head [for city of London]; f [in shield, for date]; unidentified engraved crest at salver center

Course History

HIST 9.1, Empires and Colonies in North America, Paul Musselwhite, Fall 2014

Provenance

”Caldwell” [?]; sold to Louise C. and Frank L. Harrington, Worcester, Massachusetts, December 8, l960; to Louise C. Harrington, following the death of her husband, Frank L. Harrington, in 1988; to her son George and his wife, Diantha Harrington, Framingham, Massachusetts, following Louise C. Harrington’s death, summer 2000; given to present collection, 2014.

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