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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 or porcelain liner. Open work is an adaptation of the Louis XVI style with motifs such as loops, leaves, and swags.

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

Detailed information for this item

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