• Chinese Export Porcelain Openwork Basket with Pitt Armorial
    Chinese Export Porcelain Openwork Basket with Pitt Armorial
  • Bombe Desk and Bookcase
    Bombe Desk and Bookcase
  • The Landing of the Pilgrims
    The Landing of the Pilgrims
  • Side Chairs
    Side Chairs
  • Penn's Treaty with the Indians
    Penn's Treaty with the Indians
 
  • Artist/Maker Copley, John Singleton (1738-1815)
  • Date Made c. 1764-1767
  • Place Made
  • Materials Watercolor; Ivory; Original gilded copper and vermeil brooch case
  • Measurements
  • Gift of Mrs. Henry A. Grunwald In honor of former Secretary of State George Shultz
  • Room
  • Accession # 1979.0011999999999

Robert Chamblett "King" Hooper

Robert Hooper (1709–1790), the founder of a dynasty of Massachusetts shippers, traders, and merchants, earned the sobriquet "King" from the wealth he accumulated and, doubtless, from the way he displayed it.