Cup

John Coney, American, 1655/6 - 1722

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about 1710-1720

Silver

Overall: 2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm)

Base: 2 in. (5.1 cm)

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

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

M.969.77

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

1600-1800

Object Name

Tools and Equipment: Food Service

Classification

Decorative Arts

Not on view

Inscription

Marked twice-on bottom and at left of handle: IC [in shield, crowned, with coney below]; engraved on side opposite handle, in feathered script: EB; engraved above, in smaller, more shallow script: E.G. Bowditch

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. 16.

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, May 14-August 15, 1976.

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

Harrington Silver Case, Hopkins Center, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 30-June 21, 1979.

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

Harrington Silver Case, Hopkins Center, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, February 16-June 21, 1979.

Exhibition of Silversmiths by John Coney, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusettes, no. 75, 1932.

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. 8.

Publication History

Patricia E. Kane, Colonial Massachusetts Silversmiths and Jewlers, Hanover: University Press of New England, p. 315-325, 1998.

Margaret J. Moody, American Decorative Arts at Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1981, no. 8.

Kathryn C. Buhler, Massachussets Silver in the Frank L. and Louise C. Harrington Collection, Worcester, Massachusetts: Barre Publishers, 1965, p. 23-24, ill. p. 28-29.

Kathryn C. Buhler, Colonial Silversmiths, Masters and Apprentices, Boston, Massachusetts: Museum of Fine Arts, 1956, no. 37.

Herman Frederick Clarke, John Coney Silvermith, 1655-1722, Boston, Massachusetts: Houghton-Mifflin, 1932, no. 48.

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. 16.

Provenance

Possibly in the collection of William Bowditch (1665-1728); to his son Ebenezer Bowditch (1703-1768); to his son, Ebenezer, and grandson Ebenezer to great-granddaughter Elizabeth Gilman Bowditch, born 1805; to Caroline Upton Patch (her niece); to her daughter, Emma Patch Humphreys (1876-1949), in the 1930s; Carolyn Humphrey Hawkins; lent in 1956 to Carolyn Upton Hawkins (1902-1998) [Mrs. Laurence Kellogg Hawkins]; sold to Frank L. Harrington, Sr. (1902-1988) and Louise Cronin Harrington (1904-2000), Worcester, Massachusetts, March 1959; given to present collection, 1969.

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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