Dish, between 1835 and 1843

  • Samuel Kirk, American, 1793-1872


  • Overall: 6 3/4 × 11 1/2 × 8 1/2 inches (17.1 × 29.2 × 21.6 cm)

Founders Society Purchase, Beatrice W. Rogers Fund



American Art before 1950

Stamped under the rim of the disk: S.K. (in a rectangular punch mark) S. KIRK( in a rectangular punch mark) 11 OZ. (in a rectangular punch mark with serrated edges) the Baltimore assay marks, the oval "Maryland Shield" without the bend dexter and the letter F

Engraved, on both sides: [coat of arms used by Gustav Wilhelm Lurman] barry wavy of four, argent and gules; on a chief azure, a crown or; crest: five ostrich feathers argent; motto: Virtus Ornat

1984-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

"Recent Acquisitions." Bulletin of the DIA,63, 3/4, p 57, (ill.).

Samuel Kirk, Dish, between 1835 and 1843, silver. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, Beatrice W. Rogers Fund, 1984.43.