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 acanthus leaf on upper handle and scroll terminal on the lower; the front engraved with a coat of arms, with maker's mark "P. REVERE" in a rectangle struck below rim near handle, the handle engraved with a monogram "GPA," the base engraved 14 oz., ht. 5 1/4 in., approx. 14 troy oz.
Provenance: Family descent; estate of Charles P. Fisher.
Literature: For similar maker's mark see Colonial Silversmiths and Jewelers, by Patricia E. Kane (Yale University Art Gallery, 1998), mark B, p. 795.
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