Hooped cann

1799
Paul Revere, Jr. (American, 1734–1818)


Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts

Dimensions

Overall: 5 in. (12.7 cm)

Accession Number

2006.2018

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware

Grateful Bostonians also presented this cann to Hartt, but-unlike the tea set, which was given in 1896-the cann remained in the Hartt family until 2006.

Provenance

Presented in 1799 to Edmund Hartt (d. 1824), Boston; to his son, Samuel Hartt; to his son, Samuel T. Hartt; to his son, William H. Hartt; to his son, Rear Admiral William H. Hartt, Jr., Portsmouth, Va.; to his son, William H. Hartt III, the current owner; 2006, given by the Hartt family to the MFA (Accession date: January 4, 2007).

Credit Line

Gift of the Hartt Family