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John Danforth, Norwich, Connecticut, American, 1741 - 1799, active 1773 - 1793

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1773-1793

Pewter

Overall: 2 in. (5.1 cm)

Rim: 5 5/8 in. (14.3 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Katharine T. and Merrill G. Beede, Class of 1929

M.991.39.2

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

1600-1800

Object Name

Tools and Equipment: Food Service

Classification

Decorative Arts

Not on view

Inscription

Traces of possible mark on bottom of handle (Laughlin #357a)

Exhibition History

American Pewter, Virginia Museum, Virginia, April 27-June 6, 1976, no. 45.

American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, William B. Jaffe and Evelyn A. Jaffe Hall Galleries, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 9-December 9, 2007.

Publication History

Frederick R. Brandt, American Pewter, Virginia Museum, 1976, p. 29, no. 45.

Barbara J. MacAdam, American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Muesum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2007, p. 197 and 199, no. 167.

Provenance

Merrill G. and Katharine T. Beede, Falls Church, Virginia; given to present collection, 1991.

Old Number

Collector‘s #: 45

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