Porringer

Paul Revere, I (Apollos Rivoire), American, 1702 - 1754

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1731

Silver

Overall: 2 1/8 in. (5.4 cm)

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

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

M.970.78

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: PR [line above, in shaped shield]; engraved on handle: ASM [S superscript]; engraved on bottom of handle: 1731

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. 61.

American Decorative Art at Dartmouth, Barrows Print Room, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 10-March 1, 1981, no. 10.

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 21, 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.

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

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

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.

Ellis Memorial Antiques Show, Paul Revere Life Insurance Company's Revere Collection, Worcester, Massachusetts, October 30-November 4, 1961.

An Exhibition of American Silver and Art Treasures, English Speaking Union at Christie's Great Rooms, London, England, August-September 1960.

Publication History

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.61.

Shelby Grantham, Rich and Tasty Cabinetwork, Dartmouth Alumni Magazine, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, March 1981, p. 30.

Margaret J. Moody, American Decorative Arts at Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1981, no. 10.

Colby College Art Museum, American Arts of the 18th Century, Boston, Massachusetts: Thomas Todd Company, July 1967, no.E 34.

Kathyrn C. Buhler, Massachusetts Silver in the Frank L. and Louise C. Harrington Collection, Worcester, Massachusetts: Barre Publishers, 1965, p.52-53, ill. p. 52.

Hugh J. Gourley, The New England Silversmith, Providence, Rhode Island: Rhode Island School of Design, 1965, no. 155.

Kathryn C. Buhler, American Silver and Art Treasures, London: English Speaking Union, 1960, no. 19.

Provenance

J. Herbert Gebelein (1906-1986); sold to Frank L. Harrington, Sr. (1902-1988) and Louise Cronin Harrington (1904-2000), Worcester, Massachusetts, September 1958; given to present collection, 1970.

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