Saturday, March 9, 2013

Antique Silver

Format/Object name: Brooch
Date created: 1780-1820
Artists/Makers: Hester Bateman, Non-Indian, 1709-1794, and others
Place: London; England; United Kingdom (inferred)
Media/Materials: Silver
Techniques: Hammered, cutout
Collection History/Provenance: Collected by Joseph W. Keppler (1872-1956, long-time friend of George Heye) at an unknown date; acquired by Heye in 1906.
Dimensions: 2.7 x 2.3 cm

Format/Object name: Brooch
Date created: 1780-1820
Artists/Makers: Robert Cruickshank, Non-Indian, 1743-1809, Pierre Huguet-Latour (Pierre Huguet dit Latour), Non-Indian, 1749-1817, Pierre Jean Desnoyers (PJD/P J D), Non-Indian, 1772-1846, and others
Place: Cross Village site; Cross Village; Emmet County; Michigan; USA
Media/Materials: Silver
Techniques: Hammered, cutout, engraved
Collection History/Provenance: Excavated in 1900 near Cross Village, Emmet County, Michigan; formerly in the collection of Walter C. Wyman (ca. 1851-1927, Chicago area dealer and collector); acquired by George Heye in 1907.
Dimensions: 7.3 cm

Format/Object name: Cross pendant
Date created: 1780-1820
Artists/Makers: Robert Cruickshank, Non-Indian, 1743-1809 and others
Place: Cross Village site: Cross Village; Emmet County; Michigan; USA
Media/Materials: Silver
Techniques: Hammered, engraved
Collection History/Provenance: Excavated in 1900 near Cross Village, Emmet County, Michigan; formerly in the collection of Walter C. Wyman (ca. 1851-1927, Chicago area dealer and collector); acquired by George Heye in 1907.

Format/Object name: Cross pendant
Date created: 1800-1815
Artists/Makers: Charles Arnoldi, Non-Indian
Place: Montréal; Montréal Region; Québec; Canada (inferred)
Media/Materials: Silver
Techniques: Cut, engraved
Collection History/Provenance: Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of Walter C. Wyman (ca. 1851-1927, Chicago area dealer and collector); purchased by George Heye in 1907.
Dimensions: 13.9 x 6.8 cm

Copy and photos from National Museum of the American Indian

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