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TEAPOT

Made by: Pavel Ovchinnikov (Firm)

Currently in storage


About this object

The pot-bellied teapot is plain except for pink rose, buds and leaves in Champlevé enamel on either side. On the lid are pansies with leaves in Champlevé enamel. Lid is chained to the body of the pot.

Object name:
TEAPOT
Made from:
Silver -- enamel -- bone
Made in:
Moscow, Russia
Date made:
1875
Size:
11.4 cm (4 1/2 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
12.386
Class:
SILVER
Signature marks:
MARK Base: 1. St. George right and the Dragon for Moscow, combined with 91 for the silver standard; 2. V.S for Cavinkov Viktor the tester and date 1875; P. Ovchinnikov in cyrillic for the maker; 4. the Imperial eagle for an Imperial warrant; engraved number 2392A and written in ink 29085 (3?). Inside the lid in addition to same hallmarks is an inscribed number 290831.6
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973