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Unknown American, American, formerly attributed to Loring Bailey, American, 1740 - 1814

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late 18th century, or possibly late 19th century

Silver with a wood handle

Overall: 7 x 4 x 11 1/4 in. (17.8 x 10.2 x 28.6 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Louise C. and Frank L. Harrington, Class of 1924

M.967.40

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

1600-1800

Object Name

Tools and Equipment: Food Service

Classification

Decorative Arts

Not on view

Inscription

Marked twice on bottom: LB [in rectangle]; scratched on bottom: XLI [or 17X?]

Course History

ARTH 85, Senior Seminar in Theory and Method, Mary Coffey, Fall 2014

ARTH 86, Senior Seminar in Art Historical Theory and Method, Mary Coffey, Winter 2013

Exhibition History

New England Silver at Dartmouth College: A Tribute to Frank L. Harrington, Class of 1924, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 3-August 20, 1989, no. 1.

Harrington Silver Case, Hopkins Center, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, July 28, 1981-June 7, 1982.

American Decorative Art at Dartmouth, Dartmouth College Museum and Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 10-March 1, 1981, no. 32.

Harrington Silver Case, Hopkins Center, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 2-October 11, 1978.

Harrington Silver Case, Hopkins Center, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, February 4-June 1, 1977.

Harrington Silver Case, Hopkins Center, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 15, 1976-January 28, 1977.

American Silver, Barrows Print Room, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 27-November 3, 1974.

The New England Silversmith, Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, October 23-November 28, 1965.

Harrington Silver Case, Hopkins Center, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 1-30, 1964.

Colonial Days, Brick Store Museum, Kennebunkport, Maine, July 30-August 3, 1963.

Publication History

Jules David Prown, Art as Evidence: Writings on Art and Material Culture, New Haven, CT and London: Yale University Press, 2001, 304 pp., ill. p. 228.

Jules David Prown, Kenneth Haltman, eds., American Artifacts: Essays in Material Culture, East Lansing: Michigan State University Press, 2000, ill. p. 20

Jules D. Prown, "The Truth of Material Culture: History or Fiction," in History from Things: essays on material culture, Steven Lubar and W. David Kingery, eds., Washington: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1993, pp. 1-19

Jules D. Prown, " The Truth of Material Culture: History or Fiction," American Art and Artifacts, Ann Arbor, Michigan: UMI Research Press, 1991.

Barbara J. MacAdam, New England Silver at Dartmouth College: A Tribute to Frank L. Harrington, Class of 1924, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1989, no. 1.

Margaret J. Moody, American Decorative Art at Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1981.

Kathryn C. Buhler, Massachusetts Silver in the Frank L. and Louise C. Harrington Collection, Worcester, Massachusetts: Barre Publishers, 1965, p. 32, no. 32.

Hugh J. Gourley, The New England Silversmith, Providence, Rhode Island: Rhode Island School of Design, 1965, no. 19.

Provenance

James Daley; sold to Frank L. Harrington, Sr. (1902-1988) and Louise Cronin Harrington (1904-2000), Wocester, Massachusetts, December 1958; given to present collection, 1967.

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