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BOX

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

Box is decorated with very fine turning and borders of vine scrolls engraved in gold. In center of lid is an enamelled link from a chain of St. Andrew with two P's. Above cipher is the imperial crown in gold enamelled red and white. On either side are flags and military trophies. Flags have alternate red and green stripes. A link has been fastened to a later English box. Box has similar decoration and same size as 11.32.

Category:
goldwork
Object name:
BOX
Made from:
Gold -- enamel
Made in:
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Date made:
19th c.
Size:
7.9 cm (3 1/8 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
11.35.1-2
Class:
GOLD
Signature marks:
MARK; MONOGRAM Crossed anchors and scepter On lower part of order link MARK 18K Inside lid and bottom of box MONOGRAM JO in script Inside lid and bottom of box MONOGRAM two P's On medallion
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973