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EWER

Made by: Erik Hitelin

On view in: Icon Room


About this object

The sides of the helmet-shaped ewer are covered with large rococo branches, leaves and flowers in repoussé with stippling. Small branches are engraved in the background. The foot is plain except for a row of beading. The same bearding appears on the handle and upper edge of the ewer.

Object name:
EWER
Made from:
Silver -- parcel gilt
Made in:
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Date made:
1794
Size:
29.5 × 16.5 cm (11 5/8 × 6 1/2 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
12.48
Class:
SILVER
Signature marks:
MARK base: crossed anchors and sceptre for St. Petersburg combined with the date 1794, N. M. in Cyrillic for the essayer Nikifor Moshchalkin (active 1772-1800) , E. H. in Latin for Erik Hitelin
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973