Porringer

Samuel Minott, American, 1732 - 1803, Thomas Townsend, American, 1701 - 1777

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about 1730

Silver

Overall: 7 7/8 x 2 in. (20 x 5.1 cm)

Rim: 5 1/8 in. (13 cm)

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

M.968.41

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 inside bottom: TT [pellet between, crown above, in square]; marked on bottom of handle: TT[ pellet between, crown above, in square]; Minott [in scriptin rectangle] / [illegible mark possibly Minott's in rectangle]; engraved on bottom, in script: The gift of / Jotham Gay / to / Mary Gay

Exhibition History

New England Silver at Dartmouth College: A Tribute to Frank L. Harrington, Class of 1924, Hood Musum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 33-August 20, 1989, no. 72.

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.

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

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.

Exhibition of Colonial Silver, Pocumtuck Valley Association, Deerfield, Massachusetts, October 27-November 6, 1950.

Publication History

Patricia E. Kane, Colonial Massachusetts Silversmiths and Jewlers, Hanover: University Press of New England, p. 924-927, 1998.

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. 72.

Kathryn C. Buhler, Massachusetts Silver in the Frank L. and Louise C. Harrington Collection, Worcester, Massachusetts: Barre Publishers, 1965, p.49-50, ill. p. 50.

Provenance

S. J. Shrubsole Corp, New York, New York; sold to Frank L. Harrington, Sr. (1902-1988) and Louise Cronin Harrington (1904-2000), January 19, 1961; given to present collection, 1968.

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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