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Inscription

on the underside of the pot: REVERE; engraved at end of spout: M.O. to E.M.E / 1869; engraved on front of lid: [three illegible initials] / m. 1782

Provenance

Mary Otis, Boston;[1] gift 1869 to her niece, Emily Marshall Elliot [later Mrs. Samuel Elliot Morison];[2] gift 1925 to her granddaughter, Elizabeth Morison Spingarn [Mrs. Edward D.W. Spingarn], Washington; gift 1996 to the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington; acquired 2014 by the National Gallery of Art.

Exhibition History
2008
The American Evolution: A History through Art, Corcoran Gallery of Art, 2008.
Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, during World War II.
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