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RECTANGULAR TRAY FROM THE ORLOV SERVICE

Made by: Firm of Nicholls and Plincke

Currently in storage


About this object

The rectangular shape has rounded corners. The outer border is a continuous row of acanthus leaves. The sloped sides have a wave motif: [transcription]. In the center is an irregular medallion centering the Russian Imperial eagle. The feet are in the form of four inverted leaves.

Object name:
RECTANGULAR TRAY FROM THE ORLOV SERVICE
Made from:
Silver -- parcel gilt
Made in:
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Date made:
1859
Size:
54.9 x 44.5 cm (21 5/8 x 17 1/2 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
12.114
Class:
SILVER
Signature marks:
MARK hallmarks: 1. crossed anchors and scepter for St. Petersburg, 2. A.M. 1859 for tester and date; 3. 84 for silver value; 4. P K for silversmith firm and Imperial eagle; inventory number impressed in large numbers 204 and engraved No. 204 and number 4839 scratched
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973