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SPOON (ONE OF SEVEN)

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

Set of seven dessert spoons. One large serving spoon and six smaller of a same size. Bowls are decorated in niello, each with a different view of stylized towers, churches and other buildings with a zig zag frame and a fan-shaped cartouche for a monogram. Serving spoon is decorated with a Kremlin view. Handle is twisted in the central portion, then extendes to a six sided part and ends in a knob.

Object name:
SPOON (ONE OF SEVEN)
Made from:
Silver gilt -- niello
Made in:
Moscow, Russia
Date made:
1889
Size:
H. 6 1/8 in.

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
13.79.6
Class:
NIELLO
Signature marks:
MARK St. George and the Dragon for Moscow, 84 in a square for silver standard, LO in Cyrillic for Oleks Lev (essayer in 1890-1896) /1889, NP(?) in Cyriilic
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973