Made by Paul Revere, Jr. / Tea urn / 1791Made by Paul Revere, Jr.
Tea urn

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Creator Name: Revere, Paul Jr.
Creator Role: Maker
Creator Dates/Places: 1735-1818
Creator Name-CRT: Made by Paul Revere, Jr.
Title: Tea urn
Title Type: Object name
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Creation Start Date: 1791
Creation End Date: 1791
Creation Date: 1791
Object Type: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects
Classification Term: Silver, American
Materials and Techniques: silver
Dimensions: 22 x 10 3/4 in. (55.9 x 27.3 cm)
AMICA Contributor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Owner Location: New York, New York, USA
ID Number: 1990.226 a-d
Credit Line: Purchase, The Annenberg Foundation Gift, Annette de la Renta, Mr. and Mrs. Robert G. Goelet, Drue Heinz, and Henry R. Kravis Foundation Inc. Gifts, Friends of the American Wing Fund, Margaret Stearns Bequest, Mr. and Mrs. Anthony L. Geller and Herbert and Jeanine Coyne Foundation Gifts, Max H. Gluck Foundation Inc. Gift, in honor of Virginia and Leonard Marx, and Rogers, Louis V. Bell and Dodge Funds; and Gift of Elizabeth K. Rodiger, 1990

The urn is recorded in Revere's ledgers, where on April 20, 1791, a debit is charged to Mrs. Hannah Rowe for a silver tea urn weighing 111 ounces. It is the earliest and the largest of the three known tea or coffee urns by Revere.

AMICA ID: MMA_.1990.226a-d
AMICA Library Year: 2000
Media Metadata Rights: Copyright The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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