Set of Ampullae, between 1790 and 1800

  • Pierre Huguet, Canadian, 1749-1817

Silver

  • Framed: various dimensions

Founders Society Purchase, Elizabeth, Allan and Warren Shelden Fund

V2014.21

Department

American Art before 1950

  • Silver
  • Ampullae
  • Vessel
  • Ampulla
  • Religious
  • MontrĂ©al

Signed, Marks, Inscriptions

(80.9.1)Underside of box: PH MONTREAL PH (80.9.2)Stamped, on outside just below lip and on lid: SC (80.9.3)Stamped, on underside: PH

(80.9.3)Stamped, on outside just below lip and on lid: OC

Provenance

Parish Church of Saint-Constant (Laprairie, Quebec); Charles de Volpi (Quebec); 1980-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Published References

The Charles de Volpi Collection of Canadian Silver. Sales cat., Phillips Ward-Price Ltd. Toronto, 1979, p. 35, no. 177 (ill.).

Rights Status