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Samuel Minott, American, 1732 - 1803

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about 1753-1755

Silver

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

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

Rim: 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.969.18

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, in italics: Minott [in rectangle]; engraved on front: 1872; engraved on handle, below grip: ED [stylized cross between]; engraved on bottom, in script: EDay [stylized cross between] / 1638

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. 56.

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

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, 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. 686-690, 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. 56.

Kathryn C. Buhler, Massachusetts Silver in the Frank L. and Louise C. Harrington Collection, Worcester, Massachusetts: Barre Publishers, 1965, p. 90-92, ill. p. 91.

Provenance

Clifford D. Hanson (1904-1983) [dealer], Westerborough, Massachusetts; sold to Frank L. Harrington, Sr. (1902-1988) and Louise Cronin Harrington (1904-2000), Worcester, Massachusetts, February 1957; given to present collection, 1969.

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