Porringer

Thomas Coverly, American, active 1730 - 1800

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about 1750-1800

Silver

Overall: 2 x 7 3/4 in. (5.1 x 19.7 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.984.14.3

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

18th-19th century

Object Name

Tools and Equipment: Food Service

Classification

Decorative Arts

Not on view

Inscription

Marked twice on reverse of handle, at center: T COVERLY [pellet between, in rectangle]; and at tip: TC [pellet between, in rectangle]; engraved on handle: L*M; engraved on underside of bowl, in script: Lydia Hutchinson / Born July 26th [th superscript] 1710

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. 21.

Publication History

Patricia E. Kane, Colonial Massachusetts Silversmiths and Jewlers, Hanover: University Press of New England, p. 341-343, 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. 21.

The Cornelius C. Moore Collection of Early American Silver, Providence, Rhode Island, New York: Sotheby's, January 31, 1986, no. 84.

Sotheby's Important American Furniture Folk Art, Silver, Chinese Export Porcelain and Rugs, New York, Jaunuary 31, 1985, no. 84.

Provenance

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

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