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 splayed foot with neat 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 on front; scratch weight of "16 - 5" on bottom.
Marked "[pellet] REVERE" in rectangle at left of upper handle joining. Buhler mark b.
According to tradition, said to have been made for a member of the Bowers family, but early history is unconfirmed; given to the Museum in 1951.
Gift of Winston Guest