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Zachariah Brigden, American, 1734 - 1787

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about 1765

Silver

Base: 3 5/8 in. (9.2 cm)

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

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

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

M.972.78

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

1600-1800

Object Name

Tools and Equipment: Food Service

Classification

Decorative Arts

Not on view

Inscription

Marked on bottom, in script: ZBrigden [pellet between, in cartouche]; engraved on bottom, above mark: 1717; engraved on bottom, beneath mark: OR [stylized cross between] / AUG.T [T superscript] 17, 1809.; engraved on side opposite handle, in foliated script: R [crest of dragon above]

Exhibition History

The Rococco Style in New England Silver, The Harrington Silver Case, Hopkins Center, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 17, 2014.

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. 4.

Harrington Silver Case, Hopkins Center, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, July 28, 1981-June 7, 1982.

William Hogarth and the Serpentine 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, October 11, 1978-January 5, 1979.

Harrington Silver Case, Hopkins Center, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 12, 1977-November 10, 1977.

Harrington Silver Case, Hopkins Center, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 26-April 30, 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, Strauss 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. 208-210, 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. 4.

Provenance

Firestone and Parson, Inc., Jewelers, Boston, Massachusetts; sold to Frank L. Harrington, Sr. (1902-1988) and Louise Cronin Harrington (1904-2000), Worcester, Massachusetts, May 25, 1968; given to present collection, 1972.

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