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GORGETS

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

The gorget has a lunar shape. On the front is the double headed Imperial eagle with feathers oxidized silver and the crowns and the beaks of the eagles in red enamel. On the breast of the eagle is a white enamel medallion with two letters and the Imperial crown in gilding. To the right and left are various trophies and a caduceus in silver gilt.

Category:
silverwork
Object name:
GORGETS
Made from:
Silver -- enamel
Made in:
Russia
Date made:
1902
Size:
16.5 x 16.5 cm (6 1/2 x 6 1/2 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
12.128
Class:
SILVER
Signature marks:
MARK on back: engraved name [ill.] (Captain Donner 1) and the date 1902; scratched name of Korf; hallmark: [transcription]
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973