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70 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 “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; The 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. $125,000-175,000

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American Furniture & Decorative Arts | Skinner Auction 2680B  

The October 27, 2013 Skinner American Furniture & Decorative Arts auction in Boston includes many fine examples of newly discovered furnitur...

American Furniture & Decorative Arts | Skinner Auction 2680B  

The October 27, 2013 Skinner American Furniture & Decorative Arts auction in Boston includes many fine examples of newly discovered furnitur...