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TEA GLASS HOLDER

Made by: Pavel Ovchinnikov

Currently in storage


About this object

Scrolls and swags of leaves are etched on glass in Louis XVI manner. Holder has an elaborate pattern of filifgree enamel in blue, a paler blue, white, green, red and turquoise on a stippled gold ground. C shaped handle in gilt has at top a woman's head. Four ball feet are in gilt with an all over pattern imitating the weave of cloth.

Object name:
TEA GLASS HOLDER
Made from:
Silver gilt -- enamel -- glass
Made in:
Moscow, Russia
Date made:
1888
Size:
9.7 × 11.4 cm (3 13/16 × 4 1/2 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
15.41.1-2
Class:
ENAMEL
Signature marks:
MARK on bottom: St. George and the Dragon, 88, EC/1888, Ovchinnikov, double headed eagle
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973