Cann, one of a pair
Paul Revere, Jr. (American, 1734–1818)
Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Buhler, 1972, No. 353
14.9 cm (5 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Cann with thickened everted rim with incised line, bulbous body, center point on bottom. Cast molded played foot with rather thick solder. Double scroll handle, vent in scroll under leaf grip, convex disc with angled edge for joining, forked and scroll tip.
Engraved script monogram "HMB" in scroll and foliate cartouche. Scratch weight of "16 - 19"
Marked at left of upper handle joining "[pellet] REVERE" in a rectangle; Buhler mark b.
Early history unknown; given to the Museum in 1951. According to tradition, said to be for a member of the Bowers family.
Gift of Winston Guest