Artist Robert Cruickshank, Canadian, active 1774 - 1809
Artist Guillaume Loir, French, active 1716 - 1769
Title
  • Ciborium
Date ca. 1790
Medium silver
Dimensions Overall: 9 1/2 inches × 5 inches (24.1 × 12.7 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, Elizabeth, Allan and Warren Shelden Fund
Accession Number 72.467
Department American Art before 1950
Not On View
Marks Stamped, once on cross finial and twice under foot, in shaped outline, in script: RC
Stamped, inside basal rim, in shaped cartouche: [fleur-de-lis] | [two grains de remede] | G [crescent] L
[upper portion of mark, originally with a crown, is cut off at rim edge]
Inscriptions Scratched, under foot: HP-24-10
(reportedly) church of Saint-Marcellin (Les Escoumins, Quebec, Canada);
S. Breitman Antiques Ltd. (Westmount, Montreal, Quebec, Canada);
1972-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Fox, Ross. French Canadian Liturgical Silver.” Bulletin of the DIA, 52 (1973): pp. 101-102.

Fox, Ross. Traditional Arts of French Canada. Windsor, 1975, no. 41 (ill.).

Fox, Ross Allan C. Quebec and Related SIlver at the Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit,1978, pp. 57-60.