Artist Robert Cruickshank, Canadian, active 1774 - 1809
  • Dessert Spoon
Date between 1790 and 1800
Medium silver
Dimensions Overall: 7 × 1 5/8 × 1 1/4 inches (17.8 × 4.1 × 3.2 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, Elizabeth, Allan and Warren Shelden Fund
Accession Number 74.120
Department American Art before 1950
Not On View
Marks Stamped, on underside of both handles, in shaped outline, in script: RC
Stamped, on underside of both handles, in rectangular cartouche: MONTREAL
Inscriptions Engraved, upper front of handles: W
Ronald Bourgeault Antiques (Salem, Massachusetts, USA);
1974-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Fox, Ross Allan C. Quebec and Related SIlver at the Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit,1978, pp. 68-69.