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CHARKA

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

The charka is round with a small pointed lip for pouring. The handle is a branch with leaves and flowers, reaching from the rim of the charka to the base, forming one foot and curving around to form the other three feet. The branch and interior are in gilt.

Object name:
CHARKA
Made from:
Silver -- parcel gilt
Made in:
Russia
Date made:
18th c.
Size:
3 x 8.3 cm (1 3/16 x 3 1/4 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
12.6
Class:
SILVER
Signature marks:
MARK base of branch: initials of the original owner are engraved, J. B.; bottom: one hallmark I h B
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973