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


about 1852

Coin silver

Overall: 1 × 11 in. (2.5 × 27.9 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


J. C. FARNSWORTH: engraved, in center with a 3/4 portrait of Daniel Webster; inscribed, at lower right of image: D. Briscoe, Engr.; inscribed, on the top of the rim: GUARD OF HONOR TO DANIEL WEBSTER. [followed by 10 names in script]; inscribed, on bottom rim: AIDS [sic] TO/CHIEF MARSHAL. [followed by 8 names in script]; engraved, on side rims: MARSHALS. [followed by 19 names on left and 20 names on right, in script]; Stamped twice, on reverse, on bottom of rim: J.C. FARNSWORTH.


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

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