Artist William Cripps, English, ca. 1717-1767
Title
  • Desk Set
Date between 1751 and 1752
Medium silver
Dimensions Overall: 3 5/8 × 10 × 7 1/2 inches, 798.5 g (9.2 × 25.4 × 19.1 cm, 1 pounds 12.2 ounces)
Overall (stand): 1 3/8 × 10 × 7 1/2 inches, 531.9 g (3.5 × 25.4 × 19.1 cm, 1 pounds 2.8 ounces)
Overall (inkwell): 2 1/8 × 2 1/8 inches, 86.6 g (5.4 × 5.4 cm, 3.1 ounces)
Overall (pounce pot): 2 1/8 × 2 1/8 inches, 96.2 g (5.4 × 5.4 cm, 3.4 ounces)
Overall (candlestick): 2 5/8 × 2 1/16 inches, 83.8 g (6.7 × 5.2 cm, 3 ounces)
Credit Line Gift of Robert H. Tannahill
Accession Number 50.92
Department European Sculpture and Dec Arts
On View British S3BB, Level 3 (see map)
Marks Year mark: q
Robert H. Tannahill [1893-1969] (Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan, USA);
1950-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)