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TUMBLER

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

Around the tumbler are three medallions in elaborate cartouches surmounted by canopies. The center medallion has an eagle in flight, another a hare running in the field and the third a bird alighting. Between these are sprays, leaves and three animal masks. The decoration is in repoussé.

Category:
silverwork
Object name:
TUMBLER
Made from:
Silver
Made in:
Moscow, Russia
Date made:
1748
Size:
18.3 × 11.6 cm (7 3/16 × 4 9/16 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
12.14
Class:
SILVER
Signature marks:
MARK bottom: three hallmarks, 1. St. George and the Dragon for Moscow and the date 1748, 2. M K, 3. A K; scratched on bottom: 1172
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973