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Daniel Henchman, American, 1730 - 1775

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about 1765

Silver

Lid: 2 1/4 in. (5.7 cm)

Overall: 6 x 5 1/4 in. (15.2 x 13.3 cm)

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

M.986.44

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 base: Henchman [in conforming punch]; engraved on pourer's side: [coat of arms: shield with two estoiles of six points above a five-pointed star, surrounded by rococo cartouoche]

Exhibition History

The Rococo Style in New England Silver, Harrington Silver Case, Hopkins Center, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, July 13, 2012.

Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 16, 1997-May 8, 2007.

Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 22, 1991-June 22, 1997.

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.42.

Publication History

Patricia E. Kane, Colonial Massachusetts Silversmiths and Jewlers, Hanover: University Press of New England, p. 538-543, 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. 42.

Sotheby's Catalogue: Fine American Furniture, Folk Art, Folk Paintings and Silver, New York, June 26, 1986, no. 52.

Kathryn C. Buhler, Massachusetts Silver in the Frank L. and Louise C. Harrington Collection, Worcester, Massachusetts: Barre Publishers, 1965, no.42.

Provenance

Sotheby's, Firestone and Parson, Inc., Jewelers. purchased 06/26/1986

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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