Artist Canadian
  • Holy Water Stoup and Sprinkler
Date between 1850 and 1860
Medium metal, silver
Dimensions Overall: 7 1/2 × 7 1/2 inches (19.1 × 19.1 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, with funds from Mrs. Allan Shelden
Accession Number 69.300
Department American Art before 1950
Not On View
Marks Stamped, twice under flange of mouth, in oriflamme cartouche: HP
Church of Saint-Octave de Metis (Matane County, Quebec);
S. Breitman Antiques Ltd. (Westmount, Montreal);
Jean Octeau (Montreal, Quebec);
1970-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Bulletin of the DIA 48 (1969): p. 39 (ill.).

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. 119-122.