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TANKARD

Made by: Petr Semenov

Currently in storage


About this object

The body of the tankard has large, expressive rococo scrolls, some plain, some stippled and others with a punched decoration. Similar designs are around the foot and on the cover. Original gilding is worn out. Interior is gilded.

Category:
silverwork
Object name:
TANKARD
Made from:
Silver -- silver gilt
Made in:
Moscow, Russia
Date made:
1756
Size:
16.5 cm (6 1/2 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
12.20
Class:
SILVER
Signature marks:
MARK bottom: St. George and the Dragon for Moscow / 1755; MB in Cyrillic for Borovschikov Mikhail, essayer in 1755-1768; PS in Cyrillic in a shaped cartouche for Semenov Petr, workmaster in 1739-1777; scratched number 139 1/2; rim of the foot and lid: St. George; 1756; MB in Cyrillic
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973