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Maker, formerly attributed to: Paul Revere, American, 1735–1818

Snuff box

1775–1800

Silver

5/8 x 2 3/8 x 1 1/2 in. (1.6 x 6 x 3.8 cm, 31 g)
Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
1930.955
Culture: 
American or British
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Containers - Metals
Geography: 
Possibly made in Boston, Massachusetts
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Francis P. Garvan, New York; gift in 1930 to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

Kathryn C. Buhler and Graham Hood, American Silver in the Yale University Art Gallery, 2 vols. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1970), vol. 1, pp. 194, 196, no. 254.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.