Creampot

about 1790–1800
Thomas Revere, Jr. (about 1766–1817)


Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Buhler, 1972, No. 429

Dimensions

20.2 cm (7 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

61.197

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware

Raised creampot with high drawn lip, deep fluted body with applied rim, high splayed foot, and square plinth with vertical rim. Strap scroll handle lapped over rim at high back, lower joining slightly above foot. Decorated with narrow chased and bright-cut band of dots near rim, swags with paired tassels in each flute, dotted decoration on foot and flower-shaped design in each corner of plinth.

Provenance

Early history unknown; purchased by the Museum in 1961.

Credit Line

H. E. Bolles Fund