Artist Michel Forton, Canadian, 1754-1816
  • Mustard Spoon
Date ca. 1790
Medium silver
Dimensions Overall: 4 1/2 × 7/8 × 1/2 inches (11.4 × 2.2 × 1.3 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Francis W. Robinson
Accession Number 75.37
Department American Art before 1950
Not On View
Marks Stamped, on underside of handle, in rectangle: MF
Inscriptions Engraved, upper front of handle: Cann(?) crest
collection Louis Carrier (Sainte-Anne de Bellvie, Quebec);
collection Francis W. Robinson (Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan, USA);
1975-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Fox, Ross Allan C. Quebec and Related SIlver at the Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit,1978, p. 75.