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OVAL DISH

Made by: Fabergé (Firm)

Currently in storage


About this object

The dish is oblong with a laurel leaf border. In the center is a silver coin of Empress Elizabeth (1746) set in a frame of leaves against pale green enamel over a sunburst guilloche ground. The base is gilt. The piece came in the collection with its historic Fabergé box.

Object name:
OVAL DISH
Made from:
Silver -- silver gilt -- enamel
Made in:
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Date made:
1899-1908
Size:
13.7 × 7.5 cm (5 3/8 × 2 15/16 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
12.158
Class:
SILVER
Signature marks:
MARK Kokoshnik facing left for 1899-1908 with 88 silver standard and Ia. L. in Cyrillic for St. Petersburg assaymaster Iakov Lapunov; imperial double-headed eagle, indicating an imperial warrant; K. Faberge in Cyrillic; A.N for Anders Nevalainen [On back] SCRATCH NUMBER 14337 [On back] INSCRIPTION/DATE Б.М.ЕЛИСАВЕТЪ.I.IМП:IСАМОД:ВСЕРОС: М.М.Д / ПОЛ & ПОЛТИННИКЪ / 1746 [in Cyrillic] [On coin]
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973