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CHARKA

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About this object

The cup is urn-shaped with an octagonal upper portion, which is decorated with Byzantine style strap-work design in dark blue enamel. Handle is decorated in the same manner.

Category:
silverwork
Object name:
CHARKA
Made from:
Silver -- enamel
Made in:
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Date made:
1855
Size:
4.6 x 7 cm (1 13/16 x 2 3/4 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
12.133
Class:
SILVER
Signature marks:
MARK on bottom: crossed anchors and scepter for St. Petersburg; 91; A. M in Cyrillic for Mitin Alexander (St. Petersburg essayer in 1842-1877) / 1855; IS in Cyrillic for Sazikov Ignatii; double -headed eagle for Imperial Warrant
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973