Tankard

John Edwards, American, 1671 - 1746

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about 1725-1730

Silver

Lid: 4 3/4 in. (12.1 cm)

Overall: 8 1/4 in. (21 cm)

Rim: 4 1/4 in. (10.8 cm)

Base: 5 1/4 in. (13.3 cm)

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

M.986.5.2

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-at left of handle and on lid: IE [crowned with quatrefoil below in shaped shield]; engraved on handle: GGE [G superscript]

Exhibition History

Harrington Silver Case, Hopkins Center, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire.

Harrington Silver Case, Hopkins Center, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire.

Harrington Silver Case, Hopkins Center, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire.

A Space for Dialogue 42, The Art of Drinking, Four Thousand Years of Celebration and Condemnation of Alcohol Use in the Western World, Ben O'Donnell, Class of 2008, Class of 1954 Intern, Main Lobby, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, December 19, 2007-February 17, 2008.

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. 33.

Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 1986.

Salve Regina College, Newport, Rhode Island, May 17, 1964, no. 87.

Newton College of the Sacred Heart, Newton, Massachusetts, March 10, 1963, no. 87.

Publication History

Patricia E. Kane, Colonial Massachusetts Silversmiths and Jewlers, Hanover: University Press of New England, p. 405-419, 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. 33.

The Cornelius C. Moore Collection of Early American Silver, Providence, Rhode Island, New York: Sotheby's, January 31, 1986, no. 73.

American Silver 1670-1830: The Cornelius C. Moore Collection at Providence College, Providence, Rhode Island: Providence College, 1980, p. 84-85, no. 94.

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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