Artist English
Title
  • Christening Cup
Date between 1720 and 1744
Medium silver
Dimensions Overall: 1 7/16 × 6 × 4 5/16 inches, 126.5 pounds (3.7 × 15.2 × 11 cm, 57.4 kg)
Credit Line Gift of Robert H. Tannahill
Accession Number 53.14
Department European Sculpture and Dec Arts
On View British S3BB, Level 3 (see map)
Marks Maker's mark, on outside of bowl near rim and handle: IA
Marks, scratched, on bottom: 542/MEX .
Inscriptions Engraved, on outside of rim: C.R.R.... FLB....1685.
January 22-24, 1953, sold by (Berry Hill, Parke-Bernet Galleries New York, New York, USA) cat. no. 406;
purchased by Robert H. Tannahill [1893-1969] (Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan, USA);
1953-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Bulletin of the DIA 33, no. 3/4 (1953/54): p. 78 (ill.).

American and English Furniture and Decorations. Sales cat., Parke-Bernet Galleries. New York, January 22-24, 1953, no. 406.