Mug

Jacob Hurd, American (worked Boston, Massachusetts), 1702/3 - 1758

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about 1730

Silver

Base: 3 3/4 in. (9.5 cm)

Overall: 4 1/2 in. (11.4 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.984.14.2

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, in italic capitals: I HURD [in cartouche]; engraved on handle, below grip: IGL [G superscript]

Exhibition History

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

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

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.

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. 48.

Publication History

Patricia E. Kane, Colonial Massachusetts Silversmiths and Jewlers, Hanover: University Press of New England, p. 578-596, 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. 48.

Kathryn C. Buhler, Massachusetts Silver in the Frank L. and Louise C. Harrington Collection, Worcester, Massachusetts: Barre Publishers, 1965, no. 48.

Hollis French, S.B., Jacob Hurd and his Sons Nathanial and Benjamin, Silversmiths 1702-1781. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Riverside Press for the Wolpole Society, 1939, no. 142, p. 40.

Provenance

Philip Leffingwell Spalding (1871-1938), Boston, Massachusetts; 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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