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COVERED BEAKER ON THREE BALL FEET

Made by: Il'ia Ivanov Sliuniai (Silversmith)

Currently in storage


About this object

On the sides are three medallions with busts in silver repoussé on a gilt ground; two are of Caesars wearing the laurel wreaths and one is of an Oriental wearing a turban. Between these is an elaborate decoration in silver repoussé of clusters of fruit, leaves and flowers on a punched ground. The rim, the base and the ball feet are gilded. The detachable cover has a floral decoration in silver repoussé. The rest is gilt, including the pinecone handle on the top.

Object name:
COVERED BEAKER ON THREE BALL FEET
Made from:
Silver -- parcel gilt
Made in:
Moscow, Russia
Date made:
1740-1750
Size:
18.9 × 8.9 cm (7 7/16 × 3 1/2 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
12.8.1-2
Class:
SILVER
Signature marks:
MARK bottom: three hallmarks, 1. St. George and the Dragon for Moscow with an illegible date, 2. I H C, 3. A R; mark numbers 1 and 3 are repeated on the rim of the cover
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973