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After a hiatus in his silversmithing business during the Revolution, Paul Revere returned to his craft about 1780. Soon his shop began producing silver in the newest taste, using the latest technology. This fluted teapot, for example, is probably based on similar English works in silver, fused...

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Provenance

Jonathan Hunnewell; subsequent history unknown; given to the Museum in 1935 by the collector Pauline Revere Thayer.

Credit Line

Pauline Revere Thayer Collection

1796

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Buhler, 1972, No. 405

Dimensions

14.92 cm (5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

35.1779

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware