Sugar basket

about 1798
Paul Revere, Jr. (American, 1734–1818)


Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Accession Number

39.39

Medium or Technique

Silver

On View

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

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware

Provenance

Possibly Edward Tuckerman to his wife, Elizabeth (Harris) Tuckerman; probably to his son, Edward (1775-1843) and his wife Hannah (1777-1814), daughter of Samuel and Sarah (Shaw) Parkman, who were married December 19, 1798. Edward married second Sophia May (1784-1870), daughter of John and Abigail May of Boston (see Cat. no. 193). Subsequent history unknown until owned by the Hon. Martin P. Kennard, 1891; descended in his family to the seller. Purchased by the MFA from Charles Collens, January 1939 for $600.

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund