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CHARKA

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

Around the charka is a series of three medallions, one with a basket of fruit and two with scenes of country scenes. Whole is in niello on silver against a stippled ground. Handle is an elabroate scroll centering a flower.

Object name:
CHARKA
Made from:
Silver gilt -- niello
Made in:
Moscow, Russia
Date made:
19th c.
Size:
3.5 x 5.7 cm (1 3/8 x 2 1/4 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
13.57
Class:
NIELLO
Signature marks:
MARK bottom: star pattern scratched
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973