Artist English
Title
  • Sweetmeat Dish
Date 1638
Medium silver
Dimensions Overall: 2 3/16 × 5 × 3 3/4 inches, 3.6 ounces (5.6 × 12.7 × 9.5 cm, 102.1 g)
Credit Line Gift of Robert H. Tannahill in memory of Mrs. William Clay
Accession Number 53.430
Department European Sculpture and Dec Arts
On View British S3BB, Level 3 (see map)
Marks Maker's mark, on outer rim near handle: S [interlocked with top of A in a diamond]
Stamp, on outer rim near handle: [leopard's head crowned]
Stamp, on outer rim near handle: [lion passant]
Stamp, on outer rim near handle: [court hand a, reversed, a rare date letter used only for part of 1638 until the error was corrected]
Stamp, on bottom: [lion passant]
Robert H. Tannahill [1893-1969] (Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan, USA);
1953-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Bulletin of the DIA 33, nos. 3/4 (1953/54): p. 71 (ill.).