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TALL TUMBLER WITH COVER

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TALL TUMBLER WITH COVER

Made by: Unknown

On view in: Icon Room


About this object

Around the tumbler are three elaborate rococo cartouches of scrolls and leaves, each with a portrait bust and each surmounted by the Imperial crown, all in repoussé. One is of Peter the Great (1682-1725), another of Empress Elizabeth I (Elizaveta Petrovna, r. 1741-1761), and a third is of Empress Anna(1730-1740). The cover is also decorated in repoussé with rococo motifs and three Imperial crowns. The knop for the cover is the double headed Imperial eagle.

Category:
silverwork
Object name:
TALL TUMBLER WITH COVER
Made from:
Silver
Made in:
Russia
Date made:
ca. 1750
Size:
31.3 × 12.5 cm (12 5/16 × 4 15/16 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
12.16.1-2
Class:
SILVER
Signature marks:
MARK near rim and on the edge of cover: PVSh in Cyrillic in a triangular stamp; bottom: inscribed in Cyrillic : C Sh N. 24
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973