Presentation Bowl

J. C. Farnsworth (Retailer), American, 19th century



Coin silver

Overall: 7 1/2 × 9 3/8 in. (19 × 23.8 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Patricia McHugh



Place Made: United States, North America


19th century

Object Name

Tools and Equipment: Food Service

Research Area

Decorative Arts

Not on view


Marked, on bottom: J. C. FARNSWORTH. / Coin / BOSTON [in rectangle] / 1852; engraved, within reserve on side: PRESENTED TO / Gen.l John S. Tyler. / as a token of respect and friendship. by the / Marshals who served under him as their Chief, / on the 9th DAY OF JULY 1852. / RECEPTION OF DANIEL WEBSTER IN BOSTON.; U.S. shield, engraved on opposite side, in reserve: LIBERTY AND UNION NOW AND FOREVER ONE AND INSEPARABLE [in circle, surrounding insignia of eagle with shield holding ribbon engraved: A PLURIBUS UNUM]


Mrs. George Guinness, Hartford; to her daughter, Mrs. Frank McHugh; to her son, Peter McHugh.

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