Artist Robert Cruickshank, Canadian, active 1774 - 1809
Artist Canadian
  • Chalice
Date ca. 1790
Medium silver
Dimensions Overall: 10 7/8 inches (27.6 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, with funds from Mrs. Allan Shelden in memory of Robert H. Tannahill
Accession Number 69.171
Department American Art before 1950
Not On View
Marks Stamped, three times under foot, in shaped outline, in script: RC
Inscriptions Engraved, on basal molding: Hôpital Générale, Sorel
until the late 1960s, Hôpital Générale (Sorel, Quebec, Canada) [letter of abbe Jacques Boisclair, chaplain];
Jean Octeau (Montreal, Quebec, Canada);
1969-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Bulletin of the DIA 48 (1969): p. 40.

Fox, Ross. French Canadian Liturgical Silver.” Bulletin of the DIA, 52 (1973): p. 103.

Fox, Ross Allan C. Quebec and Related SIlver at the Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit,1978, pp. 61-63.