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TUMBLER

Made by: Peter Andreas Möller

On view in: Icon Room


About this object

Around the upper lip is an engraved garland of flowers on a stippled ground. The sides are plain except for an appliqued frieze of three dancing graces and a Cupid playing lyre repeated twice. The interior is washed in gilt.

Category:
silverwork
Object name:
TUMBLER
Made from:
Silver -- silver gilt
Made in:
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Date made:
1830
Size:
6.8 x 6.8 cm (2 11/16 x 2 11/16 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
12.112
Class:
SILVER
Signature marks:
MARK bottom: crossed anchors and scepter for St. Petersburg; M K with dot in the middle in Cyrillic for Karpinskii Mikhail, essayer for 1812-1838, date 1830; P.M in Latin script for Möller Petr (active 1794-1830s), partially visible name Möller; scratch marks N 6509, N 2217; body of cup: 84, crossed anchors, P.M
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973