Artist Louis Robitaille, Canadian, 1765-1821
Title
  • Tablespoon
Date between 1800 and 1810
Medium silver
Dimensions Overall: 8 1/4 × 1 3/4 × 1 1/8 inches (21 × 4.4 × 2.9 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James O. Keene
Accession Number 61.188
Department American Art before 1950
Not On View
Marks Stamped, twice on underside of handle, in rectangle: LR
Stamped, once on underside of handle, in cartouche: [lion passant]
Philippe family (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
James O. Keene (Birmingham, Michigan, USA);
1961-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Fox. Quebec and Related Silver. Detroit, 1978, pp. 128-129 (fig. 54).

Robitaille, Paul. "Louis Robitaille, Orfèvre – Part 1." Michigan’s Habitant Heritage (MHH), Vol. 35, #2, April 2014.