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JETTON

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

The main portion, in silver, is a pointed oval in silver with an inscription on the edge and openwork within. On this is a red cross in enamel above which is a large cipher M P in silver gilt topped by the Imperial crown.

Category:
exchange media
Object name:
JETTON
Made from:
Silver -- gold -- enamel
Made in:
Russia
Date made:
ca. 1902
Size:
4.4 cm (1 3/4 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
12.130
Class:
SILVER
Signature marks:
MARK 84, Ya L in Cyrillic for Liapunov Yakov (essayer in St. Petersburg in 1896-1903), Ya B in Cyrillic for an unidentified master, French import mark. inscription on the front: Mariinskaya Barachnaya Lechebnitsa( Mariinsk Barracks Hospital); on back: engraved name of original owner, E. U. Vergon and date 1902 monogram under the Imperial crown: M P in Cyrillic for Grand Duchess Maria Pavlovna
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973