Porringer

Knight Leverett, American, 1702 - 1753

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about 1745

Silver

Overall: 1 7/8 in. (4.8 cm)

Rim: 5 in. (12.7 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchase made possible through the generosity of Frank L. Harrington, Class of 1924

M.986.33

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 of handle and inside of bowl, at center, in script: K Leverett [pellet between, in rectangle]; engraved on top side of handle: SDH [D superscript, with flourish below]

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. 54.

Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, February 1988.

Publication History

Patricia E. Kane, Colonial Massachusetts Silversmiths and Jewlers, Hanover: University Press of New England, p. 655-657, 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. 54.

Provenance

Firestone and Parson, Inc., Jewelers. Purchased: 07/21/1986

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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