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Jacob Hurd, American (worked Boston, Massachusetts), 1702/3 - 1758

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1745

Silver and wood

Lid: 2 3/8 in. (6 cm)

Overall: 5 1/4 × 5 in. (13.3 × 12.7 cm)

Base: 3 1/8 in. (7.9 cm)

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

M.967.42

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

1600-1800

Object Name

Tools and Equipment: Food Service

Classification

Decorative Arts

Not on view

Inscription

Marked on bottom: HURD [in rectangle]; scratched on bottom: 15 2 0; engraved shell, scroll and foliate cartouche on either side, with fayerweather arms (without tinctures) inside on pourer‘s side, and inscription on other, in script: The Gift / OF / Edwd [d superscript] Tyng Esqr [r superscript] / to / HFayerweather / Decr [r superscript] 9 / 1745

Course History

HIST 9.01, America: From Invasion to Independence, Paul Musselwhite, Fall 2019

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

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. 50.

Massachusetts Silver of the Colonial Period, Strauss Gallery, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 1972.

Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 16, 1997-May 8, 2007.

Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 2, 2009-present.

Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 22, 1991-June 22, 1997.

Harrington Silver Case, Hopkins Center, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 12, 1977.

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

Harrington Silver Case, Hopkins Center, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 11, 1978-January 5, 1979.

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

Harrington Silver Case, Hopkins Center, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, July 28, 1981-June 1, 1982.

Harrington Silver Case, Hopkins Center, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 26-April 30, 1976.

Exhibition of Colonial Silversmiths, Masters and Apprentices, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts, 1956.

Ellis Memorial Antiques Show, Paul Revere Life Insurance Company's Paul Revere Collection, Worcester, Massachusetts, October 30-November 4, 1961.

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

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

American Decorative Art at Dartmouth, Dartmouth College Museum and Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 10-March 1, 1981, no. 11.

American Art, Colonial to Modern, Israel Sack Gallery and Rush Family Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 26, 2019-September 12, 2021.

American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, William B. Jaffe and Evelyn A. Jaffe Hall Galleries, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 9-December 9, 2007.

Publication History

Shelby Grantham, Rich and Tasty Cabinetwork, Dartmouth Alumni Magazine, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, March 1981, p. 31.

Patricia E. Kane, Colonial Massachusetts Silversmiths and Jewlers, Hanover: University Press of New England, p. 578-611, 1998.

Morrison H. Heckscher and Leslie Greene Bowman, American Rococo, 1750-1775: Elegance in Ornament, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art (Distributed by Harry N. Abrams, Inc.), 1992, ill. p. 84

Margaret J. Moody, American Decorative Arts at Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1981, p. 11, no. 11.

Kathryn C. Buhler, Massachusetts Silver in the Frank L. and Louise C. Harrington Collection, Worcester, Massachusetts: Barre Publishers, 1965, p. 57-60, ill. p. 58 & 59.

Kathryn C. Buhler, Colonial Silversmiths, Masters and Apprentices, Boston, Massachusetts: Museum of Fine Arts, 1956, no. 95, ill. no. 50.

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. 50.

Barbara J. MacAdam, American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Muesum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2007, p. 187, no. 156.

Provenance

Hannah Fayerweather, Hannah Mason (her niece), Thaddeus William Harris (her nephew), Emma Forbes Harris (his daughter), Elizabeth Harris ( her sister), Bertha Hamilton Clark (her niece)-from notes of Bertha H. Clark; Mr. and Mrs. Lewis H. Clark; Frank L. Harrington, Sr. (1902-1988) and Louise Cronin Harrington (1904-2000), Worcester, Massachusetts, 1959; given to present collection, 1967.

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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