An American Silver Large Tablespoon, Paul Revere Jr., Boston, circa 1785
An American Silver Large Tablespoon, Paul Revere Jr., Boston, circa 1785

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An American Silver Large Tablespoon, Paul Revere Jr., Boston, circa 1785
An American Silver Large Tablespoon, Paul Revere Jr., Boston, circa 1785
An American Silver Large Tablespoon, Paul Revere Jr., Boston, circa 1785
An American Silver Large Tablespoon, Paul Revere Jr., Boston, circa 1785
An American Silver Large Tablespoon, Paul Revere Jr., Boston, circa 1785
An American Silver Large Tablespoon, Paul Revere Jr., Boston, circa 1785
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An American Silver Large Tablespoon, Paul Revere Jr., Boston, circa 1785

Estimate:

10,000 - 15,000 USD

An American Silver Large Tablespoon, Paul Revere Jr., Boston, circa 1785

An American Silver Large Tablespoon, Paul Revere Jr., Boston, circa 1785

Estimate:

10,000 - 15,000 USD

Lot sold:

15,120

USD

Description

An American Silver Large Tablespoon, Paul Revere Jr., Boston, circa 1785


oval-ended, engraved with contemporary script monogram JSD, the bowl back with long drop

marked REVERE (Kane mark D) a third of the way down the handle

2 oz

62 g

length 8 7/8 in.

22.5 cm

Condition report

Bowl tip slightly worn, otherwise good, clear mark, good color, larger than usual.


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Catalogue note

Patricia Kane records a tablespoon with these initials illustrated in the Magazine Antiques December 1947 p 398 and a set of six with these initials at the Worcester Art Museum, 1965 no.24. Kane also lists a pair of sugar tongs of circa 1795 with initials ISD for James and Sarah (Templeton) Dunbar, Colonial Massachusetts Silversmiths and Jewelers, pp. 828-829.