You are here

CUP

Back to the Collection

CUP

Made by: Jean Pierre Ador

On view in: French Drawing Room


About this object

Cup is in open work and once probably had a glass liner. Open work is an adaptation of the Louis XVI style with loops, floral motifs, swags, etc.

Category:
goldwork
Object name:
CUP
Made from:
Gold
Made in:
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Date made:
1774
Size:
4.3 x 6.7 cm (1 11/16 x 2 5/8 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
11.34
Class:
GOLD
Signature marks:
MARK underneath: crossed anchors and scepter; 1774; IA with crown above (maker Jean Pierre Ador)
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973