Ladle

Thomas Stevens Eayres, American, 1760 - 1814

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about 1790

Silver

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

Overall: 12 7/8 in. (32.7 cm)

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

M.984.14.1

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 reverse of handle: EAYRES [in rectangle]; engraved on handle in dotted medallion with pendant flower, in script: AEP

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. 28.

Harrington Silver Case, Hopkins Center, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, July 1985.

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

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. 28.

Kathryn C. Buhler, American Silver: From the Colonial Period Through the Early Republic in the Worcester Art Museum. Worcester, Massachusetts: Worcester Art Museum, 1979. (refs #2, 117-120)

Provenance

Frank L. Harrington, Sr. (1902-1988) and Louise Cronin Harrington (1904-2000), Worcester, Massachusetts; given to present collection, 1984.

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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