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John Coburn, American, 1725 - 1803

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about 1760

Silver

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

Rim: 3 1/4 in. (8.3 cm)

Base: 3 3/8 in. (8.6 cm)

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

M.968.45

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

1600-1800

Object Name

Tools and Equipment: Food Service

Classification

Decorative Arts

Not on view

Inscription

Marked at left of handle: J.COBURN [in rectangle]; engraved on handle below grip: F P [stylized cross between]; scratched on bottom, very small: 84.

Exhibition History

Harrington Silver Case, Hopkins Center, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, July 25, 1997--November 6, 2006.

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.

Harrington Silver Case, Hopkins Center, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 1984.

William Hogarth and the Serpentine l'Line of Beauty, Harrington Silver Case, Hopkins Center, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, August 28-December 5, 1980.

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, September 12-November 10, 1977.

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

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.

Publication History

Patricia E. Kane, Colonial Massachusetts Silversmiths and Jewlers, Hanover: University Press of New England, p. 293-299, 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. 14.

Kathryn C. Buhler, Massachusetts Silver in the Frank L. and Louise C. Harrington Collection, Worcester, Massachusetts: Barre Publishers, 1965, p. 71, ill. p. 70.

Provenance

Collection of James Daley; sold to Frank L. Harrington, Sr. (1902-1988) and Louise Cronin Harrington (1904-2000), Worcester, Massachusetts, October 1958; given to present collection, 1968.

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