Marked once on either side of handle: "CK" (in a square); engraved with an unknown crest and coat of arms; engraved in script on bottom: "Miss Ann Haig"
16.5 × 19.1 × 12.7 cm (6 1/2 × 7 1/2 × 5 1/4 in.); 868.1 g
Restricted gift of the Antiquarian Society through the Mr. and Mrs. Edwin A. Seipp Fund
Extended information about this artwork
An Illustrated Guide to the Collections of The Art Institute of Chicago (Art Institute of Chicago, 1948), 16 (ill.).
The Antiquarian Society (Art Institute of Chicago, 1951), no. 50 (ill.).
A Pictorial Review of Notable Objects in its Collections and Notes on the Society’s Aims and History (Art Institute of Chicago, 1951), cat. 50.
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Ed. Francis J. Puig, Michael Confortini, “The American Craftsman and the European Tradition 1620–1820,” (Minneapolis Institute of Arts, 1989) p. 138.
Judith A. Barter et al., American Arts at The Art Institute of Chicago: From Colonial Times to World War I (Chicago: The Art Institute of Chicago, 1998), 54–56, no. 7 (ill.).
Judith A. Barter, Elizabeth McGoey, et al., “American Silver in the Art Institute of Chicago” (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2016) cat. 8 (ill.).
Art Institute of Chicago, The Masterpiece of the Month, Sep 1947.
Art Institute of Chicago, From Colony to Nation, Apr 21–Jun 19, 1949, cat. 187.
Kansas City, Nelson–Atkins Museum of Art, Antique American and English Silver, Oct 1–30, 1950.
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Ann Haig, possibly of North Carolina; by descent to A(aron) Pennington Whitehead (1908-1994), New York City, by 1932; on loan from A(aron) Pennington Whitehead to the Museum of the City of New York, 1932-45; sold to the Art Institute of Chicago, 1946.