Thomas Coverly, American, active 1730 - 1800


about 1750-1800


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



North America, United States


18th-19th century

Object Name

Tools and Equipment: Food Service


Decorative Arts

Not on view


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.


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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