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Grateful Bostonians also presented this cann to Hartt, but-unlike the tea set, which was given in 1896-the cann remained in the Hartt family until 2006.

Provenance

Presented in 1799 to Edmund Hartt (d. 1824), Boston; to his son, Samuel Hartt; to his son, Samuel T. Hartt; to his son, William H. Hartt; to his son, Rear Admiral William H. Hartt, Jr., Portsmouth, Va.; to his son, William H. Hartt III, the current owner.

Credit Line

Gift of the Hartt Family

1799

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts

Dimensions

Overall: 5 in. (12.7 cm)

Accession Number

2006.2018

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware