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COUNTER

Made by: Edward Koechly

Currently in storage


About this object

Shape of heraldic shield topped by the Russian Imperial Crown. On blue enamel background the monogram of the Prince Alexander Oldenburgsky and inscription in Cyrillic. Monogram is flanked by two enamelled shields with crest of Novgorod province and County of Borovichi. Bottom part of counter represents two sheaves with a sickle chased in gold. On reverse, on a translucent red enamel background, symbols of agriculture such as beehive and domestic animals, duck, hen, horse, cow.

Object name:
COUNTER
Made from:
Gold -- diamonds
Made in:
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Date made:
1894
Size:
4.4 × 3.2 cm (1 3/4 × 1 1/4 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
11.53
Class:
GOLD
Signature marks:
MARK on ring: 56, EK (for Edward Koechly) inscription front: Priznatel'noe Borovichskoe selskokhoziaistvennoe obschestvo (from grateful Agricultural Society of Borovichi); back: V edinenii sila ( Strength is in unity) monogram front: AO in Cyrillic (for Rrince Alexander Oldenburgskii) he was a patron of the agricultural exhibit
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973