Teapot Maker: Paul Revere (American, 1735–1818)

ca. 1795

American Decorative Arts

On view, 1st floor, American Decorative Arts before 1900



7 3/16 × 3 1/4 × 11 3/16 in. (18.3 × 8.3 × 28.4 cm)

Credit Line

Mabel Brady Garvan Collection

Accession Number



18th century


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Originally owned by Rebecca Partridge, Boston; Francis H. Bigelow, Cambridge, Mass.; Francis P. Garvan, New York (1916); gift in 1930 to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.
  • Patricia E. Kane, Colonial Massachusetts Silversmiths and Jewelers (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1998), 839
  • Graham Hood, American Silver: A History of Style, 1650–1900 (New York: Praeger, 1971), 174–75, fig. 188
  • 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. 196–97, no. 256, ill
  • Francis de N. Schroeder, "Makers of Tradition 8: The Goldsmith Who Lost a Horse," Interiors (February 1950), 95, ill
  • John Marshall Phillips, "Masterpieces in American Silver in Public Collections: Part IV, Rococo and Federal Periods," Antiques 56 (July 1949), 41, ill
  • John Marshall Phillips, Masterpieces of New England Silver, 1650–1800: An Exhibition Held June 18 through September 10, 1939, Gallery of Fine Arts, Yale University (Boston: Harvard University Press, 1939), 74, no. 170
  • John Marshall Phillips, "Outstanding Examples from the Mabel Brady Garvan Collections," Bulletin of the Associates in Fine Arts at Yale University 8, no. 2 (February 1938), 39, ill
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Object/Work type

teapots, utilitarian objects


"REVERE" in rectangle with uneven lower line on bottom


"RP" monogram engraved on side

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