Curator's Choice: Dining with the Irish by Curator Merribell Parsons

Tuesday, November 4, 2014
6:00 p.m. – 6:25 p.m.

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Price: Free.

Robert W. Smith
Irish, active from 1784
Pair of Cruets, 1831–1832
Silver
each: h. 7 1/4 in. (18.4 cm); w. 4 1/2 in. (11.2 cm); d. 3 in. (7.4 cm)
Bequest of John V. Rowan, Jr., 2004.13.184.1-2

Robert W. Smith
Irish, active from 1784
Pair of Cruets, 1831–1832
Silver
each: h. 7 1/4 in. (18.4 cm); w. 4 1/2 in. (11.2 cm); d. 3 in. (7.4 cm)
Bequest of John V. Rowan, Jr., 2004.13.184.1-2

 

Robert W. Smith
Irish, active from 1784
Pair of Cruets, 1831–1832
Silver
each: h. 7 1/4 in. (18.4 cm); w. 4 1/2 in. (11.2 cm); d. 3 in. (7.4 cm)
Bequest of John V. Rowan, Jr., 2004.13.184.1-2

Robert W. Smith
Irish, active from 1784
Pair of Cruets, 1831–1832
Silver
each: h. 7 1/4 in. (18.4 cm); w. 4 1/2 in. (11.2 cm); d. 3 in. (7.4 cm)
Bequest of John V. Rowan, Jr., 2004.13.184.1-2 - See more at: http://www.samuseum.org/collections/european-art/287-robert-w-smith#sthash.0hEOU0j5.dpuf

Merribell Parsons, Curator of European Art, will discuss the collection of Irish Silver from the Rowan collection, considered by scholars to be the largest and finest collection of Irish silver in the world.



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