Patch Box

attributed to Jeremiah Dummer, American, 1645 - 1718

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about 1680

Silver

Overall: 1 1/4 × 5/8 in. (3.2 × 1.6 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through a gift from Frank L. Harrington, Class of 1924

M.986.5.1A-B

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

1600-1800

Object Name

Personal Gear

Classification

Decorative Arts

Not on view

Inscription

Marked, on inside of base: ID [in rectangle]; engraved, on bottom: AW

Course History

HIST 9.1, Empires and Colonies in North America, Paul Musselwhite, Fall 2014

Exhibition History

The Point Association of Newport, Newport, Rhode Island, July 21, 1962, no. 25.

The New England Silversmith, Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, Rhode Island, October 23-November 28, 1965.

St. Julia's Women's Club, Western, Massachusetts, May 25, 1966, no. 16.

Salve Regina College, Newport, Rhode Island, May 17, 1964, no. 72.

Newton College of the Sacred Heart, Newton, Massachusetts, March 10, 1963, no. 72.

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. 25.

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.

Publication History

Sotheby's, The Cornelius C. Moore Collection of Early American Silver ( to be sold for the benefit of Providence College), Providence, Rhode Island, Auction January 31, 1986, no. 68.

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. 25.

Provenance

Firestone and Parson, Inc., Jewelers, Boston, Massachusetts; sold to present collection, 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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