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Made by: Konstantin Egorovich Makovskii

On view in: Pavilion

About this object

A rectangular box. On the lid is a reserved shaped panel containing a scene painted in en plein enamel with "The Boyar" after Konstantin Makovskii (Makovsky). He is wearing a cap and fur trimmed red robe, and is seated facing right, with his hands resting on a staff. There is a vessel on a shelf at right, and rays of light above streaming from a window made of small circular panes. The rest of the box is covered in filigree enamel in Neo-Russian style in dark blue, brown, grey, and touches of orange, on sides lozenge shapes with white grounds.

Object name:
Made from:
Silver gilt -- enamel
Made in:
Moscow, Russia
Date made:
3.2 × 8.4 × 6 cm (1 1/4 × 3 5/16 × 2 3/8 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
Signature marks:
MARK kokoshnik in circle, kokoshnik facing right in an oval with a delta for Moscow and 88 for silver standard, Cyrillic letter ...БЕР... part of name of Fabergé topped by double headed eagle for Imperial warrant [On Bottom] MARK 88, Faberge in Cyrillic topped by eagle [Inside lid] SCRATCHED NUMBER 391831 [Bottom]
Credit line:
Museum Purchase, 1987