Ladle

Benjamin Burt, American, 1729 - 1805

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about 1760-1770

Silver

Overall: 15 1/4 in. (38.735 cm)

Bowl: 3 7/8 in. (9.843 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Mrs. Yves Henry Buhler

M.968.67

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 reverse of handle, near center: BENJAMIN / BURT [in cartouche]; engraved on reverse of handle, from tip toward center, in script: The Gift of Cap.t [t superscript] Will.m [m superscript] Noble to M.rs [rs superscript] Eliz. Service

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. 8.

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, January 30-June 13, 1979.

Harrington Silver Case, Hopkins Center, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, February 16-June 2, 1978.

Harrington Silver Case, Hopkins Center, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, May 13-August 15, 1976.

Publication History

Patricia E. Kane, Colonial Massachusetts Silversmiths and Jewlers, Hanover: University Press of New England, p. 224-235, 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. 8.

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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