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MINIATURE BREAD AND SALT DISH

Made by: Unknown

On view in: Icon Room


About this object

The oval dish has an openwork silver decoration against the silver gilt background. On this is an ovoid loaf of bread which opens to form a box. On the bread is a napkin and on this sits a salt cellar in the shape of a chair.

Category:
silverwork
Object name:
MINIATURE BREAD AND SALT DISH
Made from:
Silver -- silver gilt
Made in:
Moscow, Russia
Date made:
1886
Size:
12.7 cm (5 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
12.174
Class:
SILVER
Signature marks:
MARK marks are: 1. St. George and the Dragon for Moscow;, 2. [transcription] for the tester and date;, 3. [transcription] for the maker
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973