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Cross, ca. 1790

  • North American, Native American


  • Overall: 5 1/2 × 2 3/4 × 9/16 inches (14 × 7 × 1.4 cm)

Founders Society Purchase


maker's mark, letters in script font, stamped on upper bar on one side: RC [for Robert Cruickshank, Montreal silversmith]

possibly Marygrove College collection (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

purchased by Thomas Gibbon (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

purchased by Richard A. Pohrt [1911-2005] (Flint, Michigan, USA)

1981-present, purchased 1981 by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

North American, Native American, Cross, ca. 1790, silver. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, 81.197.