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BEAKER ON RING FOOT

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

The ring foot is plain as is also a band around the top. There is turning near the lip. Around the tumbler are three medallions each with a canopy above and leaf scrolls to the right and left and below. The medallions have 1. Ganymede and the eagle, 2. Cupid with hammer and spear and 3. the phoenix. Between the canopies are animal marks and leaf scrolls.

Object name:
BEAKER ON RING FOOT
Made from:
Silver -- parcel gilt
Made in:
Moscow, Russia
Date made:
1751-1784
Size:
18.1 cm (7 1/8 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
12.42
Class:
SILVER
Signature marks:
MARK on foot: two hallmarks, 1. [transcription] St. George and the Dragon for Moscow, 2. [transcription]; bottom: several hallmarks, one apparently like no. 1, another [transcription], rest illegible
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973