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Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

This is a reasonable copy of the Imperial crown and doubtless comes from the silver cover of an icon, which in turn would have been a copy of one of the famous icons with a silver or gold covering, given by one of the tsars or tsarinas.

Made from:
Silver gilt -- seed pearls -- rubies
Made in:
Russia
Date made:
Late 18th c.
Size:
3.5 x 3.5 cm (1 3/8 x 1 3/8 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
12.211
Class:
SILVER
Signature marks:
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973