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OVAL DISH

Made by: Fabergé (Firm)

Currently in storage


About this object

The dish is unadorned except for bowenite terminals for the two handles; the bottom is set with a silver coin of the Empress Anna Ivanovna, dated 1733.

Object name:
OVAL DISH
Made from:
Silver -- bowenite
Made in:
Moscow, Russia
Date made:
1733-1894
Size:
14.1 cm (5 9/16 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
12.157
Class:
SILVER
Signature marks:
MARK four hallmarks: 1. St. George and the Dragon for Moscow; 2. A.C over 1894 for assaymaster Alexander Smirnov 1878-1895; 3. 88 silver standard; 4. K. Faberge in Cyrillic, and the imperial double-headed eagle indicating a royal warrant [Underside of base] SCRATCHED NUMBER 417 [Underside of base] DATE 1733 [On coin]
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973