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ENGRAVED PLAQUE COMMEMORATING THE CRUISER RIURIK

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ENGRAVED PLAQUE COMMEMORATING THE CRUISER RIURIK

Made by: Anders Nevalainen

On view in: Icon Room


About this object

On the front of the rectangular plaque is engraved the portrait of a battleship sailing from left to the right in three-quarters profile. With a Cyrillic inscription: Battle cruiser first rank "Riurik", of 15,200 tons water displacement and 19,700 horse power - Keel laid in the town of Barrow in Furness (England) in the factory of Vickers and Company - 9 (22) August 1905. On the back is engraved a longer inscription: Director of the Naval Ministry Adjutant General F. K. Avelan - President of the Naval Technical Committee Adjutant General F. V. Dubasov - Chief of the Supreme Office of Ship Building Rear Admiral A. R. Rodionov - Chief Inspector of Ship Building Lieutenant General N. E. Kuteinikov - Supervisor of Construction Naval Engineer K. A. Tennyson.

Category:
silverwork
Object name:
ENGRAVED PLAQUE COMMEMORATING THE CRUISER RIURIK
Made from:
Silver
Made in:
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Date made:
1905
Size:
10.2 × 15.4 cm (4 × 6 1/16 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
12.159
Class:
SILVER
Signature marks:
MARK; INSCRIPTION on back: 1. K. Faberge in Cyrillic with the Russian imperial eagle, indicating an imperial warrant; 2. the Kokoshnik facing left with 91 for the silver standard and A.P for St. Petersburg assaymaster A. Richter ?; 3. A.N for workmaster Anders Nevaleinen; inscription on front: Battleship Riurik of 15,200 tons water displacement and 19,700 horse power-Keel laid in the town of Barrow in Furness (England) in the factory of Vickers and Company-9 (22) August 1905; on the back: Director of the Naval Ministry Adjutant General FK Avelan-President of the Naval Technical Committee Adjutant General FV Dubasov-Chief of the Supreme Office of Ship Building Rear Admiral AR Rodionov-Chief Inspector of Ship Building Lieutenant General NE Kuteinikov-Supervisor of Construction Naval Engineer KA Tennyson
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973
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