Pitcher

about 1800
Paul Revere, Jr. (American, 1734–1818)


Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Buhler, 1972, No. 420

Dimensions

Overall: 17.9 x 10.6 cm (7 1/16 x 4 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

42.462

Medium or Technique

Silver

On View

Prudence S. and William M. Crozier, Jr. Gallery (Gallery 121)

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware

Liverpool pottery form, raised with curving sides, flaring slightly at lip, and flat base with applied strengthening quarter-inch strap underneath; triangular lip applied (and repaired). Thic strap handle, edges grooved, tips rounded.

Inscription

Engraved with a very elaborate script "R" below spout. Added to base: "Paul and Rachel Revere. / Charter Street."

Markings

"REVERE" in rectangle on bottom.

Provenance

Descended in the Revere family.

Credit Line

Gift of Joseph W. R. Rogers and Mary C. Rogers