11-05-2011 11-05-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2567B Boston
November 5, 2011 10:00AMCalender

Paul Revere, Jr. Silver Cann

Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2567B Location: Boston Date / Time: November 05, 2011 10:00AM


Paul Revere, Jr. Silver Cann, Boston, c. 1780, pear-shaped body with molded flared rim on molded circular splayed foot, double scroll hollow handle with sprig on upper handle and scroll terminal on the lower; the base with engraved monogram "G/AM", maker's mark "P. REVERE" in a rectangle struck below rim near handle, and on base, (minor scratches, reinforcement to handle terminals), ht. 5 1/8 in., approx. 12 troy oz.

Provenance: Family descent from the original owners.
Literature: For similar maker's mark see Colonial Silversmiths and Jewelers, by Patricia E. Kane, Yale University Art Gallery, 1998, mark A, p. 795.
Estimate $20,000-30,000

Minor scratches, reinforcement to handle terminals, and to area where top of handle attaches to body, rim slightly out of round, scattered very subtle dents.


Paul Revere , Jr., Yale University, Yale University Art Gallery