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Paul Revere, II, American (worked Boston, Massachusetts), 1735 - 1818

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1760-1770

Silver

Base: 3 1/2 in. (8.9 cm)

Overall: 5 3/8 in. (13.7 cm)

Rim: 3 1/8 in. (7.9 cm)

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

M.971.24

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: REVERE [pellet preceding, in rectangle]; engraved on tip of handle: ME

Exhibition History

Currier Gallery of Art, Manchester, New Hampshire.

Concord Antiquarian Society, Concord, Massachusetts.

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

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. 62.

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

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 14-August 15, 1976.

American Silver, Barrows Print Room, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 27-November 3, 1974.

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

Publication History

Patricia E. Kane, Colonial Massachusetts Silversmiths and Jewlers, Hanover: University Press of New England, p. 795-809, 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. 62.

The Magazine Antiques, "Museum Accessions", January 1973.

Kathryn C. Buhler, Massachusetts Silver from the Frank L. and Louise C. Harrington Collection, Worcester, Massachusetts: Barre Publishers, 1965, p. 100-102, ill. p. 101.

Provenance

Ex-Coll: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; Frank L. Harrington, Sr. (1902-1988) and Louise Cronin Harrington (1904-2000), Worcester, Massachusetts, December 1,1960; given to present collection, 1971.

Old Number

EL.M.968.32

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