Dram Cup (Wine Taster)

Jeremiah Dummer, American (worked Boston, Massachusetts), 1645 - 1718

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about 1675

Silver

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

Overall: 1 1/2 in. (3.8 cm)

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

M.969.78

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

1600-1800

Object Name

Tools and Equipment: Food Service

Classification

Decorative Arts

On view

Inscription

Marked inside, in center: ID [fleur-de-lis below in heart]; engraved on bottom, at center: ECE [C superscript, pellet below]

Course History

HIST 9.01, America: From Invasion to Independence, Paul Musselwhite, Fall 2019

Exhibition History

The New England Silversmith, Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, Rhode Island, October 23-November 28, 1965.

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. 24.

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

Harvard Tercentenary Exhibition, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, July 25-September 21, 1936.

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

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

Harrington Silver Case, Hopkins Center, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 12, 1977.

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, June 1-30, 1964.

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

Harrington Silver Case, Hopkins Center, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, August 12, 2009-present.

Exhibition of Early American Silver, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1925.

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 Arts of the 18th Century, Colby College Art Museum, Waterville, Maine, August 7-September 30, 1967.

American Art, Colonial to Modern, Israel Sack Gallery and Rush Family Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 26, 2019-August 16, 2020.

American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, William B. Jaffe and Evelyn A. Jaffe Hall Galleries, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 9-December 9, 2007.

Publication History

Patricia E. Kane, Colonial Massachusetts Silversmiths and Jewlers, Hanover: University Press of New England, p. 385-391, 1998.

Kathryn C. Buhler, Massachusetts Silver in the Frank L. and Louise C. Harrington Collection, Worcester, Massachusetts: Barre Publishers, 1965, p. 11-17, ill. p. 15.

Hugh J. Gourley, The New England Silversmith, Providence, Rhode Island: Rhode Island School of Design, 1965, no. 61.

Hermann Frederick Clarke and Henry Wilder Foote, Jeremiah Dummer Colonial Craftsman and Merchant, 1645-1718, Boston, Massachusetts: Houghton Mifflin, 1935.

Harvard Tercentenary Exhibition, Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University, 1936.

Colby College Art Museum, American Arts of the 18th Century, Boston, Massachusetts: Thomas Todd Company, July 1967, no. E15.

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. 24.

An Important Collection of Early American Miniatures and Silver, no. 114.

Provenance

Collection of Ezekiel Church, Vincent Lockwood (1872-1951), Mabel Brady Garvan (1885-1979), George Christian Gebelein (1878-1945), Dorothy Draper Hamlen (1890-1970); Guy Warren Walker, Jr. (1897-1978), November 30, 1946; sold to Frank L. Harrington, Sr. (1902-1988) and Louise Cronin Harrington (1904-2000), Worcester, Massachusetts, December 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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