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TANKARD

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

Much of surface is covered with a vine or scroll pattern in niello on silver against a stippled gilt ground. On each side is amedallion with a view of the Kremlin, a view of the Church of St. Basil, both in niello on silver. On front is a medallion with the original owners initials.

Object name:
TANKARD
Made from:
Silver gilt -- niello
Made in:
Moscow, Russia
Date made:
1863
Size:
16.7 x 13.3 cm (6 9/16 x 5 1/4 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
13.62
Class:
NIELLO
Signature marks:
MARK; MONOGRAM inside of cover: St. George and the Dragon for Moscwo, 1863, 84, B.C. in a square; under base: BC; owners initials BK
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973