Artist Laurent Amiot, Canadian, 1764-1839
  • Pair of Cruets and Tray
Date ca. 1825
Medium silver
Dimensions Overall (each cruet): 5 1/4 inches (13.3 cm)
Overall (tray): 7 1/2 × 5 3/8 inches (19.1 × 13.7 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, with funds from Robert H. Tannahill
Accession Number 53.320
Department American Art before 1950
Not On View
Marks Stamped, twice under foot of each cruet and three times under tray, in oval: LA
Inscriptions Stamped, on outer basal rim of cruets: ST: ANT.D.T [Saint-Antoine de Tilly]
Engraved, on body of one cruet: A [aqua]
Engraved, on body of other cruet: V [vinum]
Church of Saint-Antoine de Tilly (Lotbiniere County, Quebec);
H. Baron (Montreal, Quebec);
1953-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Fox, Ross. French Canadian Liturgical Silver.” Bulletin of the DIA, 52 (1973): pp. 41-43.