Cup

Moody Russell, American, 1694 - 1761

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about 1720-1730

Silver

Base: 2 1/8 in. (5.4 cm)

Overall: 2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm)

Rim: 2 5/8 in. (6.7 cm)

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

M.986.5.4

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

1600-1800

Object Name

Tools and Equipment: Food Service

Classification

Decorative Arts

Not on view

Inscription

Marked at left of handle: MR [in rectangle]; engraved on bottom: MG [center point between]; scratched crudely on bottom: DIA [also other scratch marks, illegible]; scratched on bottom: 42916

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, August 12, 2009-present.

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. 70.

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

The New England Silversmith, Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, Rhode Island, October 23-November 28, 1965, no.175.

Salve Regina College, Newport, Rhode Island, May 17, 1964, no. 53.

Newton College of the Sacred Heart, Newton, Massachusetts, March 10, 1963, no.53.

The Point Association of Newport, Newport, Rhode Island, July 21, 1962, no. 5.

Early American Silver from the Collection of Cornelius C. Moore, The Rhode Island Historical Society, Providence, Rhode Island, January, 1961, no. 21.

Publication History

Belden, p.369, mark b.

Patricia E. Kane, Colonial Massachusetts Silversmiths and Jewlers, Hanover: University Press of New England, p. 872-874, 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. 70.

The Cornelius C. Moore Collection of Early American Silver, Providence, Rhode Island, New York: Sotheby's, January 31, 1986, no. 97.

American Silver 1670-1830: The Cornelius C. Moore Collection at Providence College, Providence, Rhode Island: Providence College, 1980, p.91-92, ill. p.92, no.106.

Provenance

Purchased from Sotheby's by Firestone and Parson, Inc., Jewelers in 02/1986.

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