Sauce Spoon, probably between 1771 and 1780

  • Christopher Hughes, American, 1744 - 1824

Silver

  • Framed: Overall: 7 1/4 inches (18.4 cm)

Gift of Marc Herrick and Michael Farrell

2018.58

Department

American Art before 1950

  • Silver
  • Culinary equipment for serving and consuming food
  • Spoon
  • Sauce ladle
  • United states

Signed, Marks, Inscriptions

Stamp, verso, makers mark: [CH enclosed in a square (twice)]

Inscribed, verso: [various monograms and 1854 date]

Provenance

Michael Farrell and Mark Herrick (Detroit, Michigan, USA); 2018-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Rights Status

Christopher Hughes, Sauce Spoon, probably between 1771 and 1780, silver. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Marc Herrick and Michael Farrell, 2018.58.